EXCELSIOR NUR456 Module 4 Assignment Communication Conflict Analysis latest 2018 September Module 4 Assignment Communication Conflict Analysis

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EXCELSIOR NUR456 Module 4 Assignment Communication Conflict Analysis latest 2018 September Module 4 Assignment Communication Conflict Analysis

For this graded assignment, you will be analyzing an
interpersonal/interdisciplinary communication conflict you experienced during
your career and providing a summary of the experience. As part of the assignment, you will be taking
on the role of a bachelor’s-prepared nurse and discuss the leadership and
management strategies and actions you would use to address the situation. Address all components found in the scoring
rubric since this will be used to determine your grade for this
assignment. This assignment accounts for
15% of your course grade. This
assignment is limited to 4 – 6 pages (excluding the title page, abstract, and
references) and must be in the form of a scholarly paper written in APA format.


Module Outcomes:

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

Summarize a communication conflict experience;

Analyze barriers to effective communication;

Discuss leadership characteristics and styles that
contribute to conflicts;

Evaluate management strategies that can be used to resolve

Course Outcomes:

The course outcomes addressed in this module are:

CO1: Compare differences in leadership and management
styles, skills, and practice behaviors.

CO3: Apply effective communication strategies when leading
and managing members of the health care team.

CO6 Incorporate leadership values, skills, and commitment to
excellence into professional nursing practice.


1) Identify an interdisciplinary/interpersonal communication
conflict that you experienced during your career and provide a summary of the
event that includes a description of the event, the members involved, and the
immediate outcome or result.

2) Analyze and discuss the barriers that existed that
prevented effective communication.
Consider factors such as language, literacy, cultural, generational, and
gender differences, along with professional role differences and
power/authority dissimilarities.

3) Discuss the leadership characteristics and styles that
you believe were either evident or absent that contributed to the communication

4) As a bachelor’s prepared nurse, what management
strategies and actions would you use to address and resolve the initial
conflict? What long term communication strategies and solutions would you use
to establish interpersonal/interdisciplinary relationships that foster safe,
quality patient care?

This assignment is limited to 4-6 pages (excluding the title
page, abstract and references) and must be in the form of a scholarly paper
written in APA format. Please add your
paper as a Word .doc or .docx file as an attachment.

Late Assignment Policy: All assignments are expected to be
submitted on time. Prior authorization from your instructor is required for
late submissions. The first late submission is accepted up to 5 days late
without penalty. A late penalty of five percent per day will be assessed when
the first late assignment is submitted after the fifth day. Subsequent late
submissions are assessed a late penalty of five percent per day (e.g., -5
points each day on a 100-point assignment, or -2.5 points each day on a
50-point assignment). Extenuating circumstances* are considered without

No work will be accepted after the final day of the term
unless an official course extension has been granted.

*Some types of extenuating circumstances that will be
considered are:

a serious medical illness or injury to the student,

a death of an immediate family member,

a significant change in employment or military status that
prevents the student from completing the assignment/assessment,

a significant trauma in the student’s life that impairs the
student’s emotional and /or physical health,

technical issues that prevent student from completing the
assignment/assessment by the designated due date/time.

Documentation may be asked for extenuating circumstances at
the discretion of your instructor.

Compose your work in a .doc or .docx file type using a word
processor (such as Microsoft Word, etc.) and save it frequently to your
computer. For those assignments that are not written essays and require
uploading images or PowerPoint slides, please follow uploading guidelines
provided by your instructor.

Check your work and correct any spelling or grammatical
errors. When you are ready to submit your work, click “Submit Assignment” in
the upper right corner. Click on “Browse,” browse your computer, and select
your file. Click “Open” and verify the correct file name has appeared next to
the Browse button. Enter your comments, if any, in the Comments area. Click on
“Submit Assignment.”


This course has Turnitin® fully integrated into the course
dropbox. This means that you should only submit your assignments to the dropbox
below. Please do not submit your assignment directly to Turnitin.com.

Once submitted, your assignment will be evaluated by
Turnitin® automatically. You will be able to view an Originality Report within
minutes of your first submission that will show how much of your work has been
identified as similar to other sources such as websites, textbooks, or other
student papers. Use your Originality Report as a learning tool to identify
areas of your assignment that you may not have cited appropriately. The overall
match can be no higher than 15%, with any one match no higher than 2%. You may
resubmit your assignment through this dropbox as many times as you need to
check to see if you have made improvements, until the due date of the
assignment. However, once you have made your first submission, you will need to
wait 24 hours after each subsequent submission to receive a new Originality
Report. Plan accordingly as you draft your assignment. Once the due date has
passed, your assignment submission will be considered final.


This assignment will be graded using the Communication
Conflict Analysis Rubric located on the Course Rubrics page within the Start
Here section of the course. Please review this rubric prior to beginning your
work so that you ensure your submission meets the criteria in place for this
assignment. This assignment is worth 15%
of your final course grade