Different Interdisciplinary Methods Of Patient Clinician Communication

1680 WordsJun 5, 20167 Pages
Communication is complex yet essential to our life and with the different beliefs, ethnicities, and attitudes communication can deteriorate. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the different interdisciplinary methods of patient-clinician communication. This topic is important to me because having the ability to be effective in my communication results in satisfaction, fulfillment, quality, safety, contentment, and peace. I hope to become successful in understand and to beunderstood in my communication. Nurses should want this education to prevent the negative effect that results from the inability to communicate effectively. Principles of Communication The seven principles of patient-clinician communication are mutual respect, harmonized goals, supportive environment, appropriate decision partners, the right information, transparency and full disclosure, and continuous learning. Defining each, mutual respect is based on an earned fiduciary relationship between the patient and clinician allowing each to bring their ideas and values to the surface in order to magnify the overall health of the patient. Harmonized goal is having clear expectations between both parties, of what that patients’ health care plan will be from start to finish prior to executing their personalized care plan. A supportive environment fosters a secure environment between the patient and all team members, allowing an open forum to speak freely about any concerns or sensitive issues that are fully
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