Discussion: Communication and Influence-the Power of Evidence (graded)
This week’s graded topic relates to the following Course Outcome (CO).
CO3: Demonstrates effective communication with patients, colleagues, and other healthcare providers in managing safe/quality healthcare processes using evidence-based practices. (PO#3)
Answer post due by Wednesday 11:59 PM MT in Week 2
Two replies to classmates and/or instructor due by Sunday 11:59 PM MT at the end of Week 2
Discussions are designed to promote dialogue between faculty and students, and students and their peers. In discussions students:
Demonstrate understanding of concepts for the week
Integrate scholarly resources
Engage in meaningful dialogue with classmates
Express opinions clearly and logically, in a professional manner
Use the rubric on this page as you compose your answers.
Effective communication is a staple of our healthcare culture. Working with patients, peers, and interprofessional teams requires that nurses manage information and evidence toward influencing safe and positive patient outcomes.
Please address the following:
Describe caring attributes of the culture where you currently practice.
Which attributes stand out as having significant influence on patients, nurses, and other healthcare professionals?
How do you see effective communication relating to patient outcomes in this setting?
What is the evidence for this?
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