HCS 131 Week 2 Importance of Communication Part 1

HCS 131 Week 2 Importance of Communication Part 1

As you learn more about the health care industry, you will find that it is a highly collaborative environment. All systems within health care must collaborate and communicate effectively to serve their consumers.

Note: It is important to complete this assignment prior to working on the Importance of Communication Part 2.

Read the scenario provided.

Write a 350- to 525-word paper that discusses the principles of communication presented in the scenario.




Describe verbal and nonverbal cues from the scenario.


Based on the description of each group member, speculate as to how well this group will collaborate.


How can verbal and nonverbal communication be perceived as defensive? 




How can this affect relationships in the work place?




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Cite at least 1 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar reference.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.

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