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Nursing Studies - Communication and Transcultural Factors


Nursing Studies - Communication and Transcultural Factors

Nursing Studies - Communication and Transcultural Factors

Learn more about nursing procedures and practices.


Students: 2,108
Course Description

Nursing is a very important profession within the health care sector. The nursing profession focuses on the quality care of sick individuals within hospital settings and also on the care of individuals and families within society.
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This free online nursing course provides the learner with an overview of the skills, techniques, and approaches required to effectively treat a diverse range of patients. Key elements of the course introduce the learner to aspects and concepts of health, communication techniques and methods used to establish a patient’s basic needs to ensure the necessary care is provided. You will learn about the patient’s reaction to hospitalisation and illness together with the emotional response. You will review the stages of illness along with therapeutic communication techniques, interview techniques and communication approaches to apply when treating patients who are blind, deaf and speakers of other languages. You will also learn about transcultural nursing and how it addresses the issues encountered when providing medical care to diverse cultural groups, or those from cultures different from the nursing professionals. The course material also creates an awareness of the impact and associated challenges that can exist when providing patient care in transcultural settings. This free online nursing course will be of great interest to health care workers who would like to learn more about nursing skills, and to any learner who is interested in pursuing nursing as a career.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes: - Identify basic human needs and concepts of health; - Identify examples of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs; - Identify purposes of human communication and critical elements of therapeutic communication; - Identify nursing interventions needed to communicate with the patient who is blind, deaf, or speaks a foreign language; - Recognize common emotional reactions to illness and hospitalization; - Identify factors of Transcultural Nursing and sociocultural beliefs about illness to include causes, cures, and nursing implications.


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Module Title
Module 1: Introduction to Health
Module 2: Communication Skills
Module 3: Transcultural Factors Influencing Nursing Care
Module 4: Introduction to Nursing Studies Assessment

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Course Title Nursing Studies - Communication and Transcultural Factors
Course # 513
Course Publisher AMEDD Center and School
Course Category 13
Content Origin
Course Description  Nursing is a very important profession within the health care sector. The nursing profession focuses on the quality care of sick individuals within hospital settings and also on the care of individuals and families within society. This free online nursing course provides the learner with an overview of the skills, techniques, and approaches required to effectively treat a diverse range of patients. Key elements of the course introduce the learner to aspects and concepts of health, communication techniques and methods used to establish a patient’s basic needs to ensure the necessary care is provided. You will learn about the patient’s reaction to hospitalisation and illness together with the emotional response. You will review the stages of illness along with therapeutic communication techniques, interview techniques and communication approaches to apply when treating patients who are blind, deaf and speakers of other languages. You will also learn about transcultural nursing and how it addresses the issues encountered when providing medical care to diverse cultural groups, or those from cultures different from the nursing professionals. The course material also creates an awareness of the impact and associated challenges that can exist when providing patient care in transcultural settings. This free online nursing course will be of great interest to health care workers who would like to learn more about nursing skills, and to any learner who is interested in pursuing nursing as a career.
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Release Date 09 May 2013
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only None
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Gwendoloyn Jorden United States of America This module has been effective in my studies. communication is important in the health care setting. Patients need to be able to assures and reassured that all information is communicated to them in a professional manner. It is imperative that health care workers make a effort to provide be best possible care and be willing to answer question for the patients to assure a positive and comfortable stay while hospitalized. 2014-12-17 23:12:38
  • Latysha Davis United States of America Nutrition and dietary practices, beliefs about illness, its causes and cures. 2014-12-03 14:12:28
  • Rea Jerabekne United Kingdom Nicely done course, easily understandable. Thank you 2014-11-23 21:11:43
  • Syed Saboor Pakistan Knowledge can save a life or at least prolong it to the extreme. 2014-11-09 22:11:24
  • deanda garey United States of America I liked the course it had some very helpful tips ,that will help in the work place. 2014-08-05 17:08:01
  • deanda garey United States of America I find that the course is very good. 2014-08-05 17:08:02
  • Sonia Rivera United States of America I enjoyed the class. I feel that it should have been interactive in between modules. Audio/video would have been helpful, as well. 2014-07-08 03:07:13
  • Lindsay Tafadzwa Chiandana South Africa It is very informative i would urge everyone studying Nursing to take this course as well.It helps you to know your patients better. 2014-06-25 10:06:58
  • Timothy Aurelio United States of America very informative, good job. thank you 2014-06-06 19:06:15
  • Jessica Nolan United States of America Great course! 2014-05-24 00:05:14
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