Complete the questionnaire portion of "What Is Your Role in Communicating Research Information? Part I Questionnaire and Scoring Guide" resource.
Score the questionnaire using the same resource.
Based on the questionnaire results, as well as the insights gained from the Topic 1 readings, utilize a reflective approach to record your response to the following questions:
Reflect upon the questionnaire results. Describe your success with communicating.
What did you learn about your communication style that enables you to communicate effectively?
What did you learn about your communication style that negatively impacts your ability to communicate?
How will you work to increase your communication ability?
Explain what you have learned about your communication skills that will help you as a healthcare professional?
The purpose of this assignment is to stimulate reflection about an experience, rather than just recording the experience. One way to keep from simply recording the event is to begin your answer to the above questions with one of the following phrases:
During my experience, I felt …
I learned ____ about myself…
What is the significance or meaning of my learning…?
I discovered that I …
Refer to the "Feeling Words" resource. The list of feeling words may serve as an aid to identify feelings that may occur during nurse-client interactions.
Be sure to include information from the assigned readings and personal reflection to support your answer.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide,
This list of feeling words may serves as an aid to identifying feelings that may occur during nurse/client interactions.
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What Is Your Role in Communicating Research Information? Questionnaire and Scoring Guide
If you have difficulty understanding or being understood, it is likely you have ignored some part of the communication process. It is up to you, individually, to try to find the problem and correct it.
The following self-evaluation can help you assess your particular areas of need and interest and provide you with a standard by which you can measure your progress. Circle the number that best represents the requency of each item in your experience.
Seldom Sometimes Often Usually
People understand my thoughts and feelings. 1 2 3 4
When communication problems arise, I am determined to solve them. 1 2 3 4
I know the major causes of communication breakdown. 1 2 3 4
I demonstrate personality qualities to which people are attracted. 1 2 3 4
In difficult situations, I consciously choose how I express myself. 1 2 3 4
The tone of my voice and the words I say communicate precisely how I feel about my conversational partner. 1 2 3 4
I am able to listen deeply to the feelings expressed by my spouse and friends. 1 2 3 4
My friends tell me I am a good listener. 1 2 3 4
I can tell whether a communication problem is basically caused by the one speaking, the message itself, or the listener to the message. 1 2 3 4
I am able to analyze accurately the thoughts and feelings of the person talking to me. 1 2 3 4
When I talk, people listen. 1 2 3 4
People tell me I am a good conversationalist. 1 2 3 4
I say no when I want to say no. 1 2 3 4
I assert myself because I value my own opinions as well as the opinion of others. 1 2 3 4
I handle hassles with children effectively. 1 2 3 4
I talk with children the way I want them to talk to me. 1 2 3 4
I allow loved ones and friends to know me as I really am. 1 2 3 4
I am able to tell people close to me how much I really care about them. 1 2 3 4
When I experience a conflict with someone, I know how to resolve it. 1 2 3 4
I know what to say in tense situations. 1 2 3 4
I know how to gain the cooperation of others. 1 2 3 4
When I ask people to do something that I want them to do (within reason), they do it. 1 2 3 4
Communication Skills in Nursing Name: Institution: Course: Date: Part I Communication Skills in Nursing After taking the test laid out in the questionnaire, the maximum score in this case was 83. This means that, there is still room for improvement, before the peak level of communicator is reached. As a medical personnel, communication is a key skill the best helps with the delivery of the best health care. This is the case given that the patient and the professional are able to communicate effectively; where the patient expresses clearly their needs and the professional explains the a