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Table1 A lesson plan for the communication skills workshops

From: Communication skills intervention: promoting effective communication between nurses and mechanically ventilated patients

  Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3
Duration Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2
5 min Introduction Introduction Introduction
20 min Role plays on an algorithm, scenario on mechanical ventilation via the endotracheal tube (Annexure P), pen and paper and natural strategies Sharing experiences Role plays on scenario for suctioning procedure (Annexure R), alphabet board, word phrase, and natural strategies Sharing experiences Role plays on scenario on creating tracheostomy (Annexure T), photo album, picture board and natural strategies Sharing experiences
10 min Nurses’ questions and comments on the role play Nurses practicing on each other Nurses’ questions and comments on the role play Nurses practicing on each other Nurses’ questions and comments on the role play Nurses practicing on each other
20 min Return demonstration by nurses Return demonstration by nurses Return demonstration by nurses
5 min Summary Summary Summary