(Answered) NR451 Week 2 Discussion: Communication and Influence-the Power of Evidence





This week’s graded topic relates to the following Course Outcome (CO).

CO3: Demonstrates effective communication with patients, colleagues, and other healthcare providers in managing safe/quality healthcare processes using evidence-based practices. (PO#3)

Due Date

  • Answer post due by Wednesday 11:59 PM MT in Week 2
  • Two replies to classmates and/or instructor due by Sunday 11:59 PM MT at the end of Week 2


  • Discussions are designed to promote dialogue between faculty and students, and students and their peers. In discussions students:
    • Demonstrate understanding of concepts for the week
    • Integrate scholarly resources
    • Engage in meaningful dialogue with classmates
    • Express opinions clearly and logically, in a professional manner
  • Use the rubric on this page as you compose your answers.
Discussion Questions


Effective communication is a staple of our healthcare culture.  Working with patients, peers, and interprofessional teams requires that nurses manage information and evidence toward influencing safe and positive patient outcomes.

Please address the following:

  • Describe caring attributes of the culture where you currently practice.
  • Which attributes stand out as having significant influence on patients, nurses, and other healthcare professionals?
  • How do you see effective communication relating to patient outcomes in this setting?
  • What is the evidence for this?



On my unit, the caring attributes that we tend to mainly focus on are having a safe environment and effective communication. Considering I work on a behavioral health unit, it is essential that my team and I maintain this culture to ensure that we deliver high-quality care to our patients and have a better understanding of their underlined health concerns, treatments, and goals. Providing a culturally competent environment allows patients to have a feel of comfort and helps them to concentrate on their healing process, as well as focus on their treatment regimen. Effective communication not only helps my colleagues and I devise an appropriate……Kindly click the purchase icon above to purchase full discussion for $5

Week 2 Discussion: Communication and Influence-the Power of Evidence

Week 2 Discussion: Communication and Influence-the Power of Evidence