Nurses are a key element in a complex health care network and, as such, require outstanding communication skills in all formats.
This assignment will enable you to:
Develop your academic reading skills
Critically organise and evaluate information
Develop succinct summarisation and reflection of information addressing effective communication
For this assignment you are required to:
Discuss why it is important for Registered Nurses (RNs) to communicate effectively in healthcare settings (400 words)
List and explain two (2)effective verbal communication strategiesthat the RN can use to support safe and caring nursing practice (300 words)
Outline two (2) non-verbal communication behaviours that could enhance or act as a barrier to effective communication between the RN and patient (300 words)
You are also required to provide an introduction to this essay that introduces the topic and clearly explains the aim of the essay (100 words)
Please also provide a conclusion to this essay that summarises the essay and is a brief recap of the main points that ties the argument together (100 words)
Ensure that you useat least five (5) scholarly literature (digitised readings, research articles, relevant Government reports and text books) that has been published within the last 10 years.
Refer to the marking guide when writing your assignment. This will assist you in calculating the weightings of the sections for your assignment
A word count for thetotal assignment is to be included on the cover sheet
In-text referencing is required throughout the essay to support yourkey points.
Include areference list at the end of the assignment. The reference list is NOT included in the word count.
Formatted using the rules found in the Diploma of Health Care Essay & Report Formatting Guidelines (available on the1806NRScourse site ).
Include an assignment title page (cover sheet) in the format stipulated in theDiploma of Health Care Essay & Report Formatting Guidelines.
Your work must NOT be the same or similar to a previously submitted Essay/work, if you are repeating this course because this constitutes ‘self plagiarism’.
Self-plagiarising or reusing previously written work or data in a ‘new’ written product without letting the reader know that this material has been used elsewhere. Self-plagiarism occurs when a student submits a whole paper or a substantial portion of a paper to fulfil a course requirement, even though that paper has earlier been submitted to satisfy the requirements for another course taught by a different teacher.