Module 02 Written Assignment - Therapeutic Communication Process
Mental Health Nursing - Module 02 Written Assignment - Therapeutic Communication Process
Purpose of Assignment:
Demonstrate understanding of verbal and nonverbal techniques as it is applied to therapeutic communication.
This assignment will use PowerPoint or other presentation software as a display of content based upon student preference.
The unit where you work has had several complaints regarding communication between the staff and clients. You have been selected as a committee member to create an educational tool identifying potential areas of improvement. The education tool should include a scenario of a nurse-client exchange that includes both verbal and nonverbal communication and provide the following:
· Identify examples of therapeutic and non-therapeutic communication techniques and therapeutic and non-therapeutic responses from the nurse used within the scenario.
· Explain how communication techniques demonstrated in scenario will contribute to a safe and therapeutic environment.
· Identify how non-verbal communication plays a role in communication.
· Describe how to incorporate this education into inter-professional communication.
· Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.)
· Logical, original and insightful
· Professional organization, style, and mechanics in APA format