Communication Skills For Health Care Professionals –
This course offers the student the foundational knowledge and skills to communicate effectively in a variety of health care workplace settings. The student will discuss social and cultural influences on communication efforts, examine channels of communication including internal, external, and technology related communication, and the impact of consumer and interdisciplinary communication.
Create a presentation using communication principles.
Apply communication principles to health care.
Describe problem-solving steps used by teams.
Identify the benefits and characteristics of effective teams.
Explain the five styles of conflict management.
Describe different types of conflict.
Explain elements of interpersonal communication.
Identify the importance of interpersonal relationships.
Describe elements of supportive and defensive communication climates.
Explain methods of promoting collaborative communication.
Modes of Communication
Explain how technology influences communication.
Describe verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
Explain cross-cultural communication differences and barriers.
Identify the principles of cross-cultural communication.
Introduction to Communication
Explain the role perception plays in communication.
Describe the major components of communication.
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