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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 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 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.Start Course Now
Module 1: Introduction to Health
Definition of Health
Categories of Basic Human Needs
Comparison of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and Basic Human Needs
Module 2: Communication Skills
Introduction and Learning Outcomes
Essential Components of the Human Communication System
Guidelines for Communicating with Patients and their Families
Reaction to Stress and Hospitalization
Module 3: Transcultural Factors Influencing Nursing Care
Introduction and major factors in Transcultural Nursing
Socio Cultural Beliefs about Illness
Religious Beliefs about Illness and Death
Module 4: Introduction to Nursing Studies Assessment
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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Free, Online Nursing Studies - Communication and Transcultural Factors Course
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