The Nonverbal Examiner Outgoing Cues that Define a Successful Physician Patient Relationship

• Nonverbal skills to foster patient participation in the wellness process

• The emotional basis of nonverbal rapport

• How to establish rapport through isopraxism and the principle of angular distance

• Principles of nonverbal learning to use in the healing process

• Tempo: how to move swiftly without seeming to rush

• How patients think and feel apart from spoken words

• A nonverbal strategem to encourage adherence with the treatment regimen

• Nonverbal ways to elicit information that is not volunteered

• Nonverbal techniques to show seriousness and demonstrate concern

• Targeting emotion centers of the brain with gestures

• How and why to steeple when your patient speaks

• Clothing strategies to foster credibility in the consultation

• Monitoring tone of voice

• Nonverbal wisdom: knowing when and how to touch

• Respecting your patient's personal style and space

Copyright © 1998 - 2002 (David B. Givens/Center for Nonverbal Studies)

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