Ch 6: Communication Skills for CNEs

About This Chapter

Examine the lessons in this chapter to feel confident in your understanding of communication skills for CNEs. Topics covered include tips for being an empathetic communicator, communicating goals to students and analyzing communication issues.

Communication Skills for CNEs - Chapter Summary

The ability to communicate effectively is an important skill for Certified Nurse Educators (CNEs). Learn more about forms of communication and strategies for becoming effective communicators using this chapter. Lessons are accessible anytime and can be reviewed in any sequence that suits your current and desired knowledge of this topic. Once you've finished this chapter, you will be prepared to:

  • Describe important communication skills CNEs should possess
  • Identify and describe various types of communication
  • Explain how to choose your channel of communication
  • Discuss what it takes to be a self-aware, adaptive and empathetic communicator
  • Detail the process of communicating goals, directions and procedures to students
  • Define internal and external communication, and discuss how to communicate effectively with students
  • Share the process of analyzing issues in teacher-student communication

Resources in this chapter simplify the process of understanding the communication skills CNEs need. In addition to reviewing the entertaining lessons, feel free to take short multiple-choice quizzes designed to assess your knowledge of this topic. Using the Dashboard, send any questions you have about lesson concepts to our experts. Get a more comprehensive review of the lessons by taking the practice chapter exam.

8 Lessons in Chapter 6: Communication Skills for CNEs
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Important Communication Skills for CNEs

1. Important Communication Skills for CNEs

The nursing profession relies heavily on Certified Nursing Educators (CNEs) to train future nurses. Learn about the communications skills required to become an effective CNE.

Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

2. Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

This lesson distinguishes between the various methods of communication used by managers, including interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, written communication and oral communication.

Choosing Your Channel of Communication: Oral, Written, Visual & Electronic

3. Choosing Your Channel of Communication: Oral, Written, Visual & Electronic

Sometimes how you deliver information is just as important as what information you deliver to an audience. It is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages to the four different types of communication channels: oral, written, visual and electronic.

Being a Self-Aware and Adaptive Communicator

4. Being a Self-Aware and Adaptive Communicator

To be an excellent speaker in the business world, you have to be self-aware and an adaptive communicator. This lesson will help you learn how to do that.

Being an Empathetic Communicator

5. Being an Empathetic Communicator

Empathy in the workplace allows for the development of good working relationships. This lesson covers the ways that you can be an empathetic communicator in business.

Communicating Goals, Directions & Procedures to Students

6. Communicating Goals, Directions & Procedures to Students

An important aspect of student success is making sure they clearly understand goals. This lesson outlines methods teachers can use to make sure students understand objectives before or during teaching.

Effective Internal & External Communication with Students

7. Effective Internal & External Communication with Students

Communication is a vital link in school environments. This lesson defines internal and external communications and gives examples at how to do both effectively.

Analyzing Issues in Teacher-Student Communication

8. Analyzing Issues in Teacher-Student Communication

Communicating with students is something that teachers do all the time, sometimes without even thinking about it. In this lesson, you will get a chance to step back and analyze different issues that might arise in communications with students.

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