Research Database

Communication In Health Care

A 5 page paper that discusses a very complex topic in an emerging field. The paper provides a definition and goal of this type of communication. The writer discusses reports research that correlates effective communication with better health outcomes and the reverse with poor communication. Therapeutic communication is defined and discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Role of Communication in Health Care

This 9 page paper considers the importance of communication in health care, especially where there may be barrier to that communication. The paper focuses on the communication between nurses and elderly ethnic patients, discussing the different influences that will impact on this communication. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

Jeanne Lewis At Staples

A 7 page paper based on a case study from Harvard Business School. This essay focuses on communication issues as described in the case study. The writer comments on communication barriers, communication channels, an effective communication strategy for Lewis, organizational culture and other issues in the case. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Communication Theory

This 7 page paper looks at how effective communication can take place. This includes consideration of the barriers to communication, the way a message may be interpreted and the different forms of communication. The paper then looks briefly at an example of poor communication within an organisation to illustrate the points raised. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

The Communication Process

This 9 page paper discusses various aspects of communication including barriers to effective communication, the role of emotions in communication, and strategies to improve communications. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Therapeutic Communication:

This 5 page paper dicusses the book "Therapeutic Communication: Knowing What to Say and When" by Paul Wachtel. This paper refers to many of his methods and provides examples of how to institute his ideas into the therapeutic practice. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Influences on Cross Cultural Communication

This 7 page paper looks at the way communication takes place and the barriers or challenges when commutation takes place between people from different cultures. The paper begins by looking at how communication development and the way underlying assumptions regarding messages and meanings are created. The potential differences that may exist are then considered with an assessment of the way cross cultural communications may be undertaken effectively. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Questions of Change and Sense Making

This 4 page paper answers a set of questions regarding change and the way sense making takes place. The value of sense making in terms of discovery and development is assessed, the role of communication and challenges associated with communication to overcome barriers to change and the potential impact of size and timing on communication and the change. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

International Communication and the Mass Media

This 16 page paper considers then importance of mass media and it role in international communication. The paper defines what is meant by international communication, its advantages disadvantages and the barriers that are in place. The second part of the paper then outlines the mass communications structure in France along with is similarities and differences with the US, the writer then consider the importance of studying the media in another country, the impact it may have and the flaws with using the media as an information source. The bibliography cites 19 sources.

The Communication of Starbox

This 8 page paper looks at the way that a small company undertakes communication. The paper looks at how the company contact stakeholders, the way it communicates with them, how communications could be improved and presents and overcoming barriers to communication. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

Pharmacy Communications

A 6 page paper discussing barriers to pharmacy communications that existed in the past; however, today those barriers are quickly disappearing thanks to such technologies as open hub, the Internet, and the availability of on-line benefits. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Nursing an Alcoholic

This 5 page paper looks at the problems and the nurse may encounter when treating an alcoholic, the ways they may treat the patient and overcome the barrier s and how they may then disengage from therapeutic relationship. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

Online Learning; Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Class Groups

This 5 page paper examines the advantages and disadvantages of online class groups. Issues discussed include barriers to communication, the absence on non verbal communication, team dynamics and development social loafing, cultural diversity and many other factors that may be present in this environment.

Multi-Cultural Communication Barriers in the Workplace

This 5 page paper examines communications in the workplace as well as in education. How communication barriers can be fixed is the focus of this paper. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Theories of Learning and Communication

This 10 page paper provides an overview of the different learning theories and the social, cultural and institutional barriers to communication. This paper integrates specific strategies to improve communication in the teaching/learning environment. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Therapeutic Nursing Relationship w/Mental Health Client

A 4 page research paper that discusses establishing a therapeutic relationship with a schizophrenic patient. In order to aid mental health patients, literature indicates that a therapeutic relationship between nurse and patient is essential. This examination of the nurse/patient therapeutic relationship in a mental health setting focuses on a case study of 23-year-old Caucasian male with auditory hallucinations. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

International Students - Barriers To Using Academic Libraries

This 20 page paper explores the problems international students have using American academic libraries. Typically, when we think of barriers, we think about language but it goes much further than just a different language. There are both nonverbal and verbal communication factors. Another barrier is cultural differences and yet another is the differences between the student's homeland educational and library systems and those in America. Numerous barriers are identified and discussed. There are also recommendations for how to overcome the barriers with innovative examples from some college campuses. Bibliography lists 21 sources.


A 5 page paper which examines reproductive cloning v therapeutic cloning. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Therapeutic Communication

This 6 page paper discusses therapeutic communication and relates this topic to a hypothetical nurse's experience. Bibliography cites 2 sources.

How Art Transcends The Barriers Inherent To Language

5 pages in length. Like any other international symbol, art strips away the barriers inherent to language. Indeed, the world's inhabitants are hard pressed to communicate with one another based solely upon verbal exchange; however, when art is brought into the mix, that communication barrier is soon removed. It can be argued that art is one of very few entities that possesses a universal appeal, no matter what language it addresses. The writer discusses how as one of the most recognizable of all symbols, art has proven its ability to break the barrier between languages. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

The Importance of Communication in the Marketing Mix

This 10 page paper argues that the most important factor in the marketing mix is that of communication. Using a range of companies to illustrate the points raised the paper considers why and how communication plays such as important role in the consumer decision making process and how this may be used as a tool by companies that understand the importance of communication. Issues discussed also include the changing structure of the retail environment, increased competition due to fewer barriers to trade and the way communication may seek to influence the decision making process. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Some Barriers to Effective Implementation of a Safety Management System within an Airline Environment

There are many pressures for constant change and implementation of new safety procedures in the airline industry. This 8 page paper looks at some of the barriers, including barriers at national level and the ICAO and the internal organizational barriers to change. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

The Great Barrier Reef / Physical Issues & Human Influence

An 8 page research paper on the Great Barrier Reef located off the northeastern coast of Queensland, Australia. For the most part, the writer discusses the formation of barrier reefs (in general), and the size, scope, and inhabitants of the Great Barrier Reef in particular. Human impacts, tourism, nutrients, algae, pollution, sediments, and various other elements of the reef's environment are discussed as well. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Barriers to Change

This 5 page paper is a three slide PowerPoint presentation along with speaker notes examining the different types of barriers that may be faced when trying to introduce change into a firm. The way barriers and resistance emerge and both organizational and personal barriers are examined. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

Influence Of Therapeutic Setting In Psychoanalysis

5 pages in length. The very nature of psychoanalysis is to guide the patient into a more stable emotional environment with the help of therapy. Doing so in an environment other than a therapeutic setting has long reflected the approach typically assumed when treating patients, however, it is now being realized how beneficial a therapeutic setting is for cultivating a more positive outcome. While Barber et al note how "the supportive value of any particular technique or aspect of the therapeutic setting will vary for each individual patient" (pp. 165-172), this means a common denominator of alliance must first exist between patient and therapist if the therapeutic setting will be a successful endeavor. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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