Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills and professional courtesy when interacting with patients, family members, and other healthcare workers.
DefinitionDemonstration should include
- verbal vs. nonverbal communication
- subjective vs. objective assessment
- private vs. public consultation with patients, families, and colleagues to protect patient confidentiality
- appropriate age-specific interactions with patients based on patient’s age and abilities across cognitive, affective, and psychomotor spectrums.
- How can nonverbal communication be used effectively in the patient setting?
- What is the difference between a subjective and objective assessment?
- What techniques could the respiratory therapist use with a dementia patient?
- What techniques could the respiratory therapist use to explain a treatment to a 4-year-old?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will make planned persuasive/argumentative, multimodal, interactive presentations collaboratively and individually.
- Select and effectively use multimodal tools to design and develop presentation content.
- Credit information sources.
- Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.
- Anticipate and address alternative or opposing perspectives and counterclaims.
- Evaluate the various techniques used to construct arguments in multimodal presentations.
- Use a variety of strategies to listen actively and speak using appropriate discussion rules with awareness of verbal and nonverbal cues.
- Critique effectiveness of multimodal presentations.
Other Related Standards
Common Career Technical Core
Explain procedures and goals to the patient/client accurately and effectively, using strategies to respond to questions and concerns.