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HCA230 / HCA 230/ CheckPoint 1: Health Communication

HCA230 / HCA 230/ CheckPoint 1: Health Communication

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CheckPoint 1: Health Communication
Due Date: Day 3 [post to the Individual forum]
Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: Compose a list identifying the major components of
health communication. Who is involved in each component? How does each component promote
health communication? If not utilized, how would it reduce health communication? Provide examples
CheckPoint 1: Health Communication
Due Date: Day 3 [post to the Individual forum]
Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: Compose a list identifying the major components of
health communication. Who is involved in each component? How does each component promote
health communication? If not utilized, how would it reduce health communication? Provide examples

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Health Communication XXX Axia College of University of Phoenix

Health communications has to be taken into account by both individuals and providers. This process is a part of establishing a wider working relationship between patients and their health care providers. It is important to establish a plan that allows for understanding each parties’ expectations

and goals. Reassurance and a clear understanding of the goals and process are crucial for the patient, providers and family members. A full team that supports one another must be able to be relied upon to provide proper care. This is the foundation of interdependent care. The

communication skills required for interdependent care focus on acting, reacting and negotiation of personal feelings and difficulties in a given scenario. Sensitivity is essential for the success of this

Through shared meaning the participants can get a better picture of the mental state of the patient and provider and how to best deal with it. If health communications are poor it can lead to misleading diagnoses. Shared meaning must also be applied to ensure success for all parties. This means that the provider is taking into account a patient’s fears. The provider’s staff. we can improve our entire health care system. These health care communications By building a patient friendly are the responsibility of all parties involved. the patient’s support system. not just the provider. concerns and expectations. Empathy is really required at all levels of patient care. By easing the patient’s mind the provider is able to reduce the patient’s suffering and confusion and this in turn yields a better prognosis and lowers costs.Health Communication 2 process. . This involves the considered use of body language. the patient and the care provider all must be involved in this process of removing communication barriers. All of these elements of communication are essential to health communications. words and tendencies. the family. hurt feelings and higher costs for both facilities and individuals. environment.

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