Comparison suggests key inter-relationships between the different stages of the clinical consultations. Models of communication simplify the process by providing a visual representation of the various aspects of a communication encounter. The Linear Model is the simplest form of communication and involves messages being sent and received by two or more people (McCabe 2006). Lasswell's communication model was developed by communication theorist Harold D. Lasswell (1902-1978) in 1948. Scroll down to read the article or download a print-friendly PDF here; Click here to see other articles in this series Linear model of communication entails a sender, a message, a receiver and noise (Figure 1). A communication model is chiefly a process in which information is channelled, then imparted by the sender to the receiver through a medium. THEORIES AND MODELS 9 Figure 1.3 Communication in five categories Communication category Example of communication medium Intrapersonal Internal communication (for example, what we think, when we listen to an innervoice) Interpersonal One-to-one, … Citation: Chapman H (2018) Nursing theories 3: nursing models.Nursing Times [online]; 114: 1, 34.. Communication is about much more than the words we say. NURSING ACADEMY OF EAST KOTAWARINGIN 2. WHAT IS A COMMUNICATION MODEL? Whilst this model demonstrates how communication occurs in its simplest form, it fails to … Author: Hazel Chapman is postgraduate tutor, University of Chester. Some models explain communication in more detail than others, but even the most complex model still doesn’t recreate what we experience in even a moment of a communication encounter. Some models explain communication in more detail than others, but even the most complex model cannot recreate what we experience in any given moment of a communication encounter. 6. The tone of our voice when we speak, the attention we give to what the other person is saying, the messages we give out by the way we move and position our bodies and the accuracy and clarity of what we write are also key elements of good communication. This paper reviews six key communication models and frameworks in healthcare contexts. Models of Communication. Group 9 : •Eddy Subeki •Pramila 3. MODELS OF COMMUNICATION 1. Lasswell’s model of communication (also known as action model or linear model or one way model of communication) is regarded as one the most influential communication models.