Personal Narrative: My Role As A Nurse

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I was nervous and anxious during the breve interaction performing my role as a nurse because I want to perform my role as I was actually assessing a real patient. I was feeling nervous because I did not know what questions the patient will have and if I will be able to provide adequate and correct answers to her concerns. The interaction lasted only a few minutes but those minutes were running really slow for me that cause me to talk faster than normal to the patient which is an indicative of my nervousness. By talking faster than normal, my ability to critical thinking slow down and for a moment I was listening to reply instead of active listening. I do normally talk using my hands and facial expressions so I was implementing a lot of nonverbal to the interaction like using my hands to emphasize my words and SOLAR in a way to express to the patient that I was present. I do belief that nonverbal expressions can communicate even more than verbal expressions so I did try to implement them on my communication and be assert to the patient nonverbal communication as well.
In reference to my level of confidence and content of the interaction, I honestly can say that even when I did try to be professional and genuine performing my role as a nurse, I do not think I was effective as I wanted to be due to my
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I was able to think about my own emotions and actions and examine how my actions can influent patients’ aptitude and health outcome. One more time, I am able to understand and observe the importance of being aware of my own feelings to better interact and understand patients feeling and struggles as well. I can say that I better comprehend the importance of applying therapeutic communication as professional nurses as well as the impact that emotional intelligent have on the profession and the patient

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