A new graduate nurse completes her first full shift with her preceptor. It was a long, overwhelming day and the new nurse takes a deep breath and says to herself, “You can do this! Nursing will be a challenge but you are up for it and tomorrow is a new day.” This type of communication is
Intrapersonal communication is the communication process within an individual’s internal thoughts or language. Horizontal communication is communication among individuals or groups on the same level in a hierarchy (often in reference to a workplace). Interpersonal communication is verbal and nonverbal information exchange (face-to-face communication) between two or more people. Vertical communication is communication among individuals or groups on different levels in a hierarchy (such as between subordinates and superiors).