The Importance of Interpersonal Communication Skills
Patient care and team building are supported by highly effective interpersonal communication skills.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define interpersonal communication.
- List beneficial patient outcomes of interpersonal care.
- Identify the key components of motivational interviewing.
- Describe how interpersonal communication promotes team building and collaboration.
This course was published in the September 2018 issue and expires September 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.