Lesson 1, Topic 1
In Progress


May 1, 2021

1.Recognize that communication is inherent in every nurse-patient interaction.

2.Discuss the concepts of verbal and nonverbal communication.

3.Discuss the impact of nonverbal communication.

4.Recognize assertive communication as the most appropriate communication style.

5.Use various therapeutic communication techniques.

6.Identify various factors that have the potential to affect communication.

7.Discuss potential barriers to communication.

8.Recognize trust as the foundation for all effective interaction.

9.Apply the nursing process to patients with impaired verbal communication.

10.Apply therapeutic communication techniques to patients with special communication needs.