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NURS 212 Professional and Therapeutic Communication

Prerequisite: 100-level Psychology course. Registration restricted to Nursing majors only.

Course Description: This course focuses on the development and application of professional and therapeutic communication skills needed to be an effective professional nurse. Emphasis will be placed on learning and using communication skills to facilitate inter professional and intra professional communication and collaboration. Skill in values clarification, team building, conflict management, and one to one relationship building will be emphasized. The management of information using technology and patient data bases will be introduced. Concepts of culture impacting communication values, styles, and practices will be examined.

Course Rotation: PL: Fall and Spring.


3 credits


NURS 202