Based on assigned readings please answer the following questions.
1 a. Why should we study communication?
b. Why is it important to be an assertive nurse?
2. Would you see yourself an assertive nurse? If No, what are some barriers ? if Yes, where did you learn this skill ?
3. Describe and give an example from your practice of the following:
a) Assertive communication
b) Nonassertive communication
c) and aggressive communication
4. How do you currently manage your reactions to patient behaviors currently?
Postings should be a minimum of 250 words, spellchecked, and succinct in grammar and completed by Wednesday 11:59pm with response to two peers by Sunday 11:59pm. Discussions require a APA reference at the end of your posting unless stated in the discussion instructions for the week.