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2.03 Accurate CommunicationMedium:a way or tool to transfer informationObjective:observations that can be seenSender-Receiver:a method of communication involving delivery and reception of a messageSubjective:observations that cannot be seenBest Practices of Effective CommunicationClarity of theMessageThe message should be in a format that the sender and receiver are able tocomprehend. Appropriate language and terminology must be used. Thetone and the nature of the message should vary based on the age andcurrent mental state of the patient.Clear andConciseDeliveryUse correct pronunciation, spelling, and grammar at all times. Avoid slangphrases and keep the message direct and to the point. Use an appropriatetone when delivering the message.Hearing andReceivingHave a patient verify that they hear and understand the message. Somepatients may have impairments that keep them from understanding yourmessage. Repeating messages, adjusting the format of the message, andusing interpreters will also help patients.

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Management, Practices of Effective Communication

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