This course provides learners with the foundational knowledge for caring and professional communication in nursing. It uses an experiential and self reflective approach to develop self-awareness and interpersonal communication skills in the context of safe, competent and collaborative nursing practice. Communication theory, the nurse-client relationship, therapeutic communication, cross-cultural communication, effective teamwork and learning and teaching concepts will be covered. The learner is provided with an opportunity to develop professional communication skills with clients requiring end of life care.
Admission to the Access to Practical Nursing Program