HCA 230 Week 5 Individual Assignment Are You A Good Communicator
Resource: How Assertive Are You? quiz in Ch. 6 of Communicating in the Workplace
Write a 700- to 1,050-word editorial essay and include the following:
- Define effective communication and explain why quality interpersonal relationships are important, particularly in the health care industry.
- Describe supportive and defensive relationships and explain why one type of relationship is more appropriate for the health care industry.
- Define assertive style and explain its appropriateness in a health care workplace.
- Self-assess the elements of your interpersonal communication skills.
- Use your self-assessment as an example to explain what others can do to self-assess their assertiveness so they might make changes in their style to positively influence their health care workplace.
Include at least three references. Format your essay consistent with APA guidelines.