Define the seven principles of patient-clinical communication. Explain how you apply each of these to your interactions with your own patients. Describe the three methods being used to improve interdisciplinary communication. Choose the one that you think applies best to your own area of practice, or the one that your area of practice currently uses, and clearly describe how you use it. Explain ethical principles that can be applied to issues in patient-clinican communication. Explain the importance of ethics in communication and how patient safety is influenced by good or bad team communication.