NURSE-PATIENT COMMUNICATION, INTERDISCIPLINARY COMMUNICATION, AND PATIENT SAFETY ACADEMIC ESSAY

This assessment requires you address the following topics:

Define the seven principles of patient- clinician communication

Explain how you apply each of these to your interactions with your own patients

Describe the three methods being used to improve interdisciplinary communication

Choose the one that you think applies best to your own area of practice, or the one that your area of practice currently uses, and clearly describe how you use it.

Explain the ethical principles that can be applied to issues in patient-clinician communication

Explain the importance of ethics in communication and how patient safety is influenced by good or bad team communication

Objectives

This assessment is aligned with the course objective 6 and the following module objective:

Students will use inter and intra-professional communication and collaborative skills for improving patient safety and health outcomes

Define key concepts in effective nurse-patient communication

Define key concepts in effective interdisciplinary communication

Explain the impact of effective nurse-patient and interdisciplinary communication on patient safety and outcomes