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    was non-ambulatory as well as nonverbal. I found this to be an eye opening experience because I had not worked with a patient who could not verbally communicate back to me. This gave me a new perspective in regards to both caring for patient and communication techniques used with nonverbal patients. I found that this clinical for this week was an amazing experience. Prior to meeting my patient I had been very nervous about coming into clinical because I found out he was non-verbal as…

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    Being a certified nursing assistant (CNA) for elderly comes with many challenges, and I didn’t discover this until after did my clinical at a nursing home. There, I observed many opportunities for learning and growth in long-term care. With the permission of my instructor, I explored around and had a little time to communicate with the senior citizens. I continued to make observations and found that communicating with the elderly presents difficulties that impact the CNA’s ability to implement…

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    The nursing community holds a high standard for communication, as they are the central entity of maintaining communication in all areas of the medical field. The nursing community is comprised of a multitude of organizations such as National League for Nursing, National Council of State Boards of Nursing and the American Association of Nurses, that all strive for the same quality of healthcare. The nursing community’s main goals and values are to promote high quality health care, maintain…

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    Interpersonal communication is when individuals communicate with words but also with non-verbal communication. The concept of interpersonal communication is not about what they say but by the way, they send messages through the body. Interpersonal communication is important for nursing in the healthcare environment to understand. By applying the skills in their work, they have a better relationship with patients and a better outcome in personal life.Vertino (2014) has stated, “Use of effective…

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    supported my nursing career. Communication Is one of the most important factors to built that nursing-patient relationship and be able to educate patients effectively. With education through communication there is a less likelihood of making an error and possible causing harm. For example, at Springdale, on the second or third week of clinical rotation, my communication skills was poorly distributed among the staff and the patients. Luckily, as the weeks continued, my communication skills were…

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    responsibility to maintain effective communication with the patients to deliver the requirement in the National Competency Standard (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, 2006). In this incident, the staffs fail to communicate effectively with the patients. Therefore, miscommunication problem is the right cue of causing the patients’ situation. Collect information I started to observe the nursing activities on shift and I found out that the handover was done at the nursing station and the…

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    harmonious relationship between an employee and client is crucial within any occupation especially nursing. Thus communication is a vital factor for health professionals, communication can be defined as a dynamic method between two individuals that intendeds to provoke a rejoinder. (Day, Levett-Jones and Kenny 2012). As stated by (Lanette Anderson 2012) it has been alleged that up to 80% of our communication is non-verbal, meaning that we must be aware of our actions, body language, tone, eye…

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    Communication is a key aspect in providing effective patient-centered care. Communication breakdown is the leading cause of medical errors such as gaps in healthcare, incomplete or missing information, and medication errors (Friesen, White, & Byers, 2008, p.286). A research study done by a number of surgeons found that “43 percent of incidents,” were related to communication breakdown and “two-thirds of these communication issues were related to handoff issues” (Friesen et al., 2008, p. 286).…

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    Working in the healthcare field is an emotionally intense profession. Speaking from a personal standpoint, working as a nurse in the intensive care unit is a challenging position. With the high degree of uncertainty being a constant battle, nurses working in the intensive care unit surmount their emotions using a multitude of strategies to suppress emotional distress that may occur on the job. The patient’s admitted into intensive care units are in a critical state and at any moment, their…

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    progressive research, sanctioning effective communication between the nurse and the patient, and supporting the collaboration between the health care team, nurses can maximize the use of…

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