Lecture 1 - care is provided. Elements of Communication...

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Communication in Health Care Settings N 310  Lecture #1
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Definition of Health Communication Northouse and Northouse: Communication is the process of sharing  information using a set of common rules Health communication…any type of human  communication whose content is  concerned with health …health communication is concerned with  the application of communication concepts  and theories to transactions that occur  among individuals on health related issues
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Definition of Health Communication N310 (Fox) “Communication is a process of  transmitting images, feelings and ideas  from the mind of one person to the mind  of another person or group of people for  the purpose of obtaining a response  from individuals in a place where health 
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Unformatted text preview: care is provided. Elements of Communication Receiver Sender Message Elements of Communication Receiver Sender Message Feedback Assumptions about Communication 1. Communication is in part a learned behavior 2. Communication is a process 3. Communication is transactional 4. Communication is multidimensional Barriers to Effective Communication Health Professional Health Professional Family Member Patient Role Stress Lack of Interprofessional Understanding Autonomy Limited Contact Information management Family role disruption Closed communication Role uncertainty Responsibility conflicts Power differences Unshared meanings...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course N 310 taught by Professor Fox during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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