PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION & LEADERSHIP IN HEALTHCARE Competencies: 1013.1.1: Self-Discovery and Mindfulness – The graduate evaluates and displays behaviors consistent with the process of self-discovery and mindfulness.1013.1.2: Working Styles and Leadership Skills – The graduate demonstrates the ability to apply the concept of working styles to leadership skills. 1013.1.3: Effective Communication – The graduate demonstrates appropriate patterns of effective communication.1013.1.4: Communicating in a Community of Peers – The graduate identifies and applies appropriate communication strategies to develop a supportive community of peers.
Task 3: Reflection Paper Introduction: At the end of the Leadership and Communication course, you will write a four-part reflection paper. This paper will help you focus on your experience and insights from the course. This includes what you have experienced about your working style; how you work with others; insights you have gained regarding conversations and interactions you have with friends, family, coworkers, and others; and strategies you will use to improve your chances for success. Requirements: Your submission must be your original work. No more than a combined total of 30% of the submission and no more than a 10% match to any one individual source can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. An originality report is provided when you submit your task that can be used as a guide. You must use the rubric to direct the creation of your submission because it provides detailed criteria that will be used to evaluate your work. Each requirement below may be evaluated by more than one rubric aspect. The rubric aspect titles may contain hyperlinks to relevant portions of the course.
A. Reflect on your experience in the Leadership and Communication course by doing the following:
1. Provide a brief overview of your understanding of your Energy Graph from the Learning Report, including two personal strengths and two personal challenges that relate to your working style.
Note: Consider discussing your intensity level (Extreme, Effortless, Deliberate, Stress) in your main dynamics—Explore, Excite, Examine, and Execute—and how they relate to your strengths and challenges.
2. Describe your experience(s) of conversations as they relate to the laws of conversation and the four levels of the conversation meter.
3. Discuss your strategies for being a successful student, including how you will incorporate your strengths and address your challenges.
4. Reflect on your overall experience in the course and how it applies to two of the following: academic activities, professional career, or personal life.
B. Acknowledge sources, using in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.
C. Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.