Communication Is Important For An Effective Society

963 WordsMar 15, 20154 Pages
Communication Paper Communication is essential in everyday living. It can be found in all parts of the world with different kinds of people and animals. Without communication, the world would not be able to function and distress would be on everyone. However, since society needs communication to function, there are many ways that one can communicate. The two main categories for communication are verbal and nonverbal. Verbal communication can be shown by the tone, pace, or steadiness of a voice. Nonverbal communication can be described as hand gestures, posture, eye contact, and facial expressions. Even though, some cultures have different languages, communication is key for an effective society. I have learned a lot about the necessity of communication in my Healthcare Teams: Roles and Responsibilities class. In class we did, what was called, a role-play to put ourselves in a practice situation for our communication skills. Then my teammates rated and critiqued me on how well I did in my situation. I was put in the scenario of a Veterinarian doing a check up on a cat with a very concerned owner. This scenario was a little challenging for me, due to the fact that I do not know much about that specific profession. However, I thought I had very well communication skills and handled my situation very professionally. My team members critiqued me on the two types of communications and my skills and abilities in that area. The first area that I was critiqued on was my verbal
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