PPNP-103 - Professional Communication 1

Minimum Credits: 2 Length: 35 hours Prerequisites: Admission to the Practical Nursing Program. Corequisites: PPNP 102 Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $382.76 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/PPNP103.pdf

This course provides learners with the foundational knowledge for caring and professional communication in nursing. An experiential and self-reflective approach is used to develop self-awareness and interpersonal communication skills in the context of safe, competent and collaborative nursing practice. Topics include communication theory, the nurse-client relationship, therapeutic communication, cross-cultural communication and effective teamwork.