As you know communication is necessary to effectively receive and offer information. Therapeutic communication: verbal and non-verbal, are techniques you will use but not limited to: to assess your patients, educate patients and families and communicate among the interdisciplinary team in any health care entity.
This assignment is a 1-2-page paper intended to provide an opportunity to research all areas of communication that you will use, be exposed to or need to know of as a health care provider. Upon your research, choose an article that is relevant to any type of communication used in health care. See examples below.
This assignment is expected to follow the rubric provided, demonstrate professionalism and critical thinking and demonstrate correct grammar, spelling and correct citation of format.
Have fun and be creative in choosing your article/communication technique so that it broadens your current knowledge base.
Examples of Therapeutic communication
- With patients having debilitating health conditions
- With patients mentally compromised
- With patient who have hearing deficits
- With pediatric population
- With geriatric population
- With the interdisciplinary team
- Written, digital, verbal do’s and don’t
- Therapeutic listening
- Communication equipment
- Grief communication