Principles of Communication in Nursing


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The definition of verbal communication:

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1. How many forms of verbal communication are there?

2. Nonverbal communication is defined as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Good communication among nurses is necessary to avoid medical errors, and this quiz/worksheet will help test your understanding of the forms and definitions of communication.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Ideal oral communication in nursing
  • Definitions of verbal and nonverbal communication
  • Nursing notes and electronic medical records
  • Number of verbal communication forms

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related nursing lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of verbal and nonverbal communication for nurses
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define verbal and nonverbal communication

Additional Learning

To learn more about the forms and definitions of nursing communication, review the corresponding lesson titled Principles of Communication in Nursing. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify forms of communication
  • Define nonverbal communication, verbal communication, oral communication, and written communication
  • Understand the importance of accurate and efficient communication in healthcare