Date Archives October 2014

Issue 11: Thinking AND Listening : The Ultimate Juggling Act!

As health professionals, we are trained to use our minds in the listening process to listen evaluatively. Listening evaluatively enables us to perform two very important functions within the medical model of patient care: 1. Assess our client’s nutritional health 2. Formulate an appropriate intervention, education or prescription. Our skill as evaluative listeners is a hand in glove match for performing the role of helper…

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