As you have been reading, health, and health care quality, are often impacted by a number of risk factors. One area that is often overlooked, is the interpersonal aspects of patient-provider communication. Do some library research (i.e., search the databases using such terms as patient-provider concordance, patient-provider communication; patient-provider relationships, etc.) – read about, and then discuss in a post of at least 150-200 words the impact that patient-provider communication can have on health status. (For this assignment, you may look at the provider as a physician, nurse, or other type of healthcare provider/worker).
Post your original post by midnight Thursday and respond to at least 2 other students during the week.
- To avoid point loss, carefully follow all assignment instructions and
- Complete your original post before 11:59 p.m. Thursday, EST
- Complete at least 2 peer replies before 11:59 p.m. Sunday, EST
- Note that responses to instructor comments do not count toward the minimum number of peer replies
- Review these Discussion Forum Posts Examples.docx to get a better sense of what is expected for discussion content and participation
- Provide properly formatted citations/references for all source material (see APA 7th Guide )
- Do not use any quoted or copied material