Feb 27, 2024  
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 210 Communication In Health Care

3 credit hours

This course is an initial pre-licensure nursing course and the first course in interactions with clients. Beginning experiences of communication are identified and performed. The basic tenets of effective communication in a competent, purposeful, and ethical nurse are explored. An emphasis is on self-knowledge in order to be an effective communicator. Demonstration of communication skills is expected in various contexts and modes, particularly performed interpersonally with other people. Communication difficulties will be explored, particularly with clients who are non-English speaking and clients who cannot talk due to illness. Basic Spanish terms utilized in health care will be taught.

Prerequisite: Acceptance to the Nursing Program
Corequisite: Concurrent with NUR 201 The Profession Of Nursing , NUR 230 Fundamentals In Nursing , and NUR 250 Health Assessment   
Nursing Fee: See Course Schedule for Amount
Course is Offered: WI Every Year

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