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    Jan 22, 2022  
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Communication Skills for Nursing Students Certificate of Completion


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The Communication Skills for Nursing Students Certificate of Completion serves to remediate nursing students who have been identified as needing to acquire and apply evidence-based communication techniques, either through self-referral or by a nursing instructor. Effective communication is essential in today’s healthcare setting for promoting inter-professional collaboration, teamwork, patient-centered care, and ultimately, the improvement of patient outcomes. Students learn the value of positive, effective communication in the healthcare setting and in their own lives. This program is a two-course certification that includes communication in all forms: verbal and nonverbal, reading, writing and listening.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Identify assertive, passive, passive-aggressive, and aggressive verbal and non-verbal communication styles.
  • Apply assertive verbal and non-verbal communication techniques in their professional and personal lives.
  • Demonstrate teamwork and collaboration skills using assertive communication techniques.
  • Utilize assertive conflict resolution techniques.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, and the inter-professional health care team to achieve quality patient care.
Course ID Title Hours
N 478NC  * Nursing Communication Skills, Part I 6.0
N 479NC  * Nursing Communication Skills, Part II 6.0

TOTAL HOURS FOR CERTIFICATE:


12

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

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