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    Personal and Professional Health Care Communication Paper HCS/350 Health Care Communication University of Phoenix Personal & Professional Healthcare Communication Paper Professional and effective communication is a vital ingredient to safe and high quality nursing practice. Proper communication with other co-workers, physicians, ancillary staff, patients, and their families is a required skill necessary for all practicing, professional healthcare professionals. Communicating with others has

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    Communication is an important aspect of everyday life. You converse with family as you leave the house in the morning. You send an email to a coworker about remedying a problem in the workplace. You order food from a waitress at a restaurant. But what most people do not consider, is the impact that communication has in health care. Health communication is the process of seeking, understanding, and sharing health information (DuPre, 2017). Everything from reading an article on diabetes, to asking

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    aspects of Health Communication. Although this is pretty self explanatory, Health Communication is the study of communication strategies used to inform and influence people on health related issues. This type of communication is not limited to a doctors office, can be both written and verbal, depending on the type of audience that you are trying to reach. Examples include public health campaigns, forms of health education, or the choices that people make regarding their health. The type of health communication

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    In today’s multifaceted and elaborate society, public health specialists must balance creativity with analysis. Health communications professionals lead impactful initiatives designed to reduce harmful behavior among the most at-risk populations in the United States. Health campaigns target the reasons why individuals follow specific detrimental patterns. However, delivering public health message is not enough. Health communications specialists plan public campaigns based on audience size and issue

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    coordinated communication is integral to building a healthier and better work place. Over the past decades, experts in health communication realized that collaboratively designed, implemented, and evaluated health communication strategies often helped achieve the goal of improving health in significant and lasting ways by empowering people to change their behavior and by facilitating social change. Optimal communication provides coherence for a health program’s activities and enhances the health program’s

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    life either in a positive or a negative way. As stated on "Foundations for Understanding Communications in Healthcare Settings”, “Effective interpersonal communication skills are said to be a gateway to the development of other important life skills”. (Pg.1 Peter) Not only will be able to communicate to patients adequately but you will be able to communicate with you friends and family better. If communication with a patient isn’t clarified the patient can treat their self’s wrong and could possible

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    evidence-based health communication campaign focused on prevention of U.V. exposure, is vital to reducing the populations risk to skin cancer, will produce a reduction in the incidences of skin cancer, and will ultimately save lives. The World Health Organization estimate 2-3 million skin cancers, with 132,000 being the most deadly form (melanoma), occur each year on a global scale, yet is preventable when limiting exposure to U.V. radiation (Shum, 2012). Conventional approaches to health communication campaigns

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    Health communication and health information technology are essential features in today’s advance healthcare systems. It has become an important portion to healthcare delivery, public health, and the way individuals access and utilize the healthcare systems in modern societies. Health communication and technology are influencing the way in which health professionals and the public interprets health information and makes meaningful decisions about health. There is no doubt that effective use of communication

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    Health care provider-Patient Communication There is a communication gap between health care providers and patients. Patients feel undermined when they reach the hospital. They cannot express themselves and are constantly ignored by every health care worker. Patients have a story of structural violence and social injustice. They have been forced to live in the mountains, to do physical labor that is not well remunerated, they are told that they have a right to health care according to the constitution

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    non-indigenous population, low level of health literacy has been considered as negative factor that impacting on the delivery of effective care and health professionals’ performances on medical treatment. With integrated health literacy program, culturally competent and appropriate communication at individual, systemic and organisational level would enhance health outcomes for consumer’s welfare. Most importantly, improved health literacy and effective communication skills would plays an important part

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