Eastern Florida NUR3805 Chapter 12 Discussion Latest 2019 January NUR3805 Dimensions of Professional Practice Chapter 12 Discussion

NUR3805_Chapter_12_Discussion_Latest_2019_January.docx (56.9 KB)

Eastern Florida NUR3805 Chapter 12 Discussion Latest 2019 January NUR3805 Dimensions of Professional Practice Chapter 12 Discussion

Follow the instructions under Discussion
Board Rubric and Discussion Guidelines and APA Tips to create your post and
respond to at least one other student. Internal citations and references are

After you complete the readings, view the
PPT, and viewing the following lectures, please address one of the following
discussion postings.


Lorelei Linguard: (about 20 min.)
Collective Competence ~ (Hear: Collaborative Communication!)

Kathy Torpie’s story: (about 4 min.)

Discussion: Choose one of the discussion
prompts below ~ Ideally, as a class, all questions will be answered as each
covers a different aspect of professional communication. Please read through
each other’s work and respond to at least one of your peers with a scholarly

1. You have just transferred to theICU from
a M/S unit. You notice that the unit seems to face several challenges because
of ineffective communication. Unit morale is down. Both nurses and physicians
are under immense stress. You know that high-quality, efficient communication
takes teamwork, dedication, and patience. You set out to make a difference in
your new place of work.

The Johari window is a metaphor often
utilized to help create awareness and address communication issues. Please
expand on what the Johari window is and how it can be utilized in this

2. Three types of formal organizational
communication exist: upward, downward, and vertical. Describe each of these
types of communication and provide a workplace example.

3. What are ways to complete the
orientation phase of a nurse-patient relationship in one acute-care shift?
(Keep in mind the difference between social and professional relationships)

4. Perform an Internet or library search
using “communication AND hospital errors” as key words. Create a summary of one
scholarly article that you found interesting.

5. Discuss ways to demonstrate caring with
one’s patients. How can a nurse be sensitive to a patient’s personal needs
while still being professional and efficient? (Keep in mind the priniciples for
determining professional boundaries)

6. Discuss the communication theory~ based
on this, identify the communication style in these examples:

(1) “That must be horrible.”

(2) “Could you rephrase your last comment?”

(3) “Dr. Smith does lots of surgeries; I’m
sure you will be OK.”

(4) “I lost my mother, too; I know how you

(5) “This was not what you expected to
happen and is likely causing you many emotions.”

(6) “Many people have been through this and
returned to normal.”

(7) “This must be disappointing.”

(8) “Oh, you are not hungry.”

(9) “Things will get better soon.”

(10) “I don’t think that question is
relevant to your care. Let’s focus on you….”

7. In what ways is the collaborative
process similar to the nursing process?

Additional resources:

Kourkouta, L., & Papathanasiou, I. V.
(2014, February 20). Communication in Nursing Practice (Links to an external
site.)Links to an external site..

Vertino, K. A. (2014, September 30).
Effective Interpersonal Communication: A Practical Guide to Improve Your Life
(Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.