CHS200 Critical Thinking M5 SLP - Critical Thinking for...

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Critical Thinking for Health Care Professionals 1 CRITICAL THINKING PAMELA ROBERSON TUI UNIVERSITY
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Critical Thinking for Health Care Professionals 2 CRITICAL THINKING Goal Critical Thinking and use of language and logic to improve client services / satisfaction levels in health care services Overview Health communication can be simply defined to be a detailed study and wide use of various kinds of communication strategies in order to influence and convey both individual and community decisions which may be, in the long-run, helpful in enhancing health. The domains of communication and health are interconnected with health communication. The same has also been widely recognized to be an important and essential element of all the relevant efforts which helps in the improvement of both personal and public health. Though it is a well- known fact that communication is a very crucial skill that very employee in the organization possess, occasionally the same seems to be lacking in the health care industry and the professionals in the industry. Recently an article that was published in the Wall Streets Journal revealed that there was a lack of proper communication in the operating rooms. This lack of communication was a result of nurses and other technicians in the operating rooms failing to speak if something was noticed going wrong. The reason for this sort of lack of responsibility to act is that in such kind of situations they felt that it was the physician who is the primary person to communicate. Today various kinds of efforts are being taken by hospitals internationally to enhance communication within the firms. The main reason for hospitals to strive hard to improve communication is
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