Therapeutic Communication in the Nursing Profession

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Therapeutic Communication in the Nursing Profession By Nancy Kimmel Ads by Google Healthcare Staffing Physician and Allied Professionals Permanent and Locum Tenens Staffing www.assurgentmedical.com 11 Plus Questions 11 Plus Online Interactive Testing & Paper Downloads. Get Started Now! www.11plusswot.co.uk Educating Nurses Videos Videos from Best Selling Book From the Carnegie Mellon Study www.educatingnursesvideos.com Nursing is a caring profession. It is also a profession that is more and more evidenced based in practice. In as much as the scientific aspects of nursing is increasing due to the complex technological advancement of medicine and the machinery that is used at the patients bedside, the fact remains that the nurse is the first person that the client usually comes in contact with in any emergency or hospital setting. Having said this, the term, "caring" is an essential emotion that all nurses, for that matter, all individuals in the health profession must possess. With caring comes the trained ability of the nurse to facilitate therapeutic communication. One might ask, what is therapeutic communication? To better answer this question, the term communication should first be defined. Communication can be defined as "The Process of transmitting messages and interpreting
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Dr.hickenbottom during the Spring '10 term at West Liberty.

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