Building Effective Communication Skills in Healthcare

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Building Effective Communication Skills in Healthcare
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Building Effective Communication Skills in Healthcare
SKU: 410

By Angelia B. Hill, MS, OTR

Effective communication skills are essential for healthcare professionals! Clear and accurate documentation is one of the foundations of healthcare and this course emphasizes its importance along with the importance of building effective treatment teams, maintaining productive communication channels among the team members and developing good listening skills. Effective guidelines for writing evaluations, daily notes, weekly summaries and discharge summaries are presented. 18 pages.

Course Length: 2.0 contact hours

Instructional Level: Beginner
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Building Effective Communication Skills in Healthcare SKU: 410 By Angelia B. Hill, MS, OTR Effective communication skills are essential for healthcare professionals! Clear and accurate documentation is one of the foundations of healthcare and this course emphasizes its importance along with the importance of building effective treatment teams, maintaining productive communication channels among the team members and developing good listening skills. Effective guidelines for writing evaluations, daily notes, weekly summaries and discharge summaries are presented. 18 pages. Course Length: 2.0 contact hours Instructional Level: Beginner Building Effective Communication Skills in Healthcare: Share the Story Goals and Objectives: Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the student, through self-paced study, in the purpose and procedures for team participation, including communication and documentation, in medical/healthcare settings. Student Objectives: At the end of this course the student will be able to: 1. Identify 2 definitions of communication 2. Identify 3 applications for good listening skills 3. Identify 1 definition of team 4. Identify 2 characteristics of a team 5. Identify 2 guidelines for effective team membership 6. Identify 7 items to be included in the therapy evaluation 7. Identify procedures to write an appropriate therapy physician order 8. Identify the difference between a therapy goal and a therapy plan 9. Identify procedures to document a daily note 10. Identify procedures to document a weekly note 11. Identify 5 items which should be included in a therapy discharge summary
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