Emotional Intelligence And Reflective Practice Are Integral Component Of Building A Therapeutic Relationship In Nursing Emotionalintelligence simply means is an ability to perceiveaccess and manage one’s own, other and group’s emotions. It is often related to empathy and compassion (Naidu 2014). It is very important because it builds asuccessful humanrelationship. Emotional intelligencealso establishes therapeutic relationship between a nurse and patient relationship. Toprevent this, nurses need to adopt strategies to protect their health.
It also, distinguishes between the inner self that is how one feels from inside and the outer self, what other people see on you includes your appearance, verbal and nonverbal behaviour (Bulman and schutz,2004). Self awareness is not essential only for reflective learning but also for skilled professional nursing practice by having knowledge of one’s values belief and behaviour and how it affects others is important for developing good interpersonal skills and integrate therapeutic relationships with our clients. Increased self awareness in client can be achieved through a trusting relationship between a client and a patients that allow the client to intereact with nurses openly and explore their feeling for which a nurse can understand one’s problem easily and are able to give better and proper treatments. Through self awareness it can become authentic congruent... ... middle of paper ... ...e practice and tool are held together for the care. References Bulman, C and Schutz,S.
Emotional Intelligence and reflective practice are integral components of building a therapeutic relationship in nursing Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to recognize, control and analyse emotions. Some researchers suggest that emotional intelligence can be learned and bound. Reflective practice is a process by which one can stop and think about one’s practice, knowingly analyse decision making and use theory which are appropriate. The therapeutic relationship refers to the relationship between a healthcare professional and a client. This relationship is central to the client's concerned with approach to health care, and will show some of the skills that are developed by the medical practitioner, to enhance therapeutic relationship.
Self awareness is achieved by establishing trust with relationship which allows the client to express their feelings so that the situation is less threatening to the client’s and the client is able to understand the situation very well (Crisp and Taylor, 2013). Self awareness is important to an individual’s health to confirm an identity for the client. Nurses c... ... middle of paper ... ... pp.2. Bulman, C and Schutz, S. (2004). Reflective Practice in Nursing.
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Nurses have the greatest potential for improving a patient’s well-being. As a profession, nurses need to promote the core values and code of Ethics amongst them. Nurse practitioners are required to understand and practice the specific knowledge and skills of core values such as nurse caring, advocacy, holism and professionalism to assist the patients in their critical condition (Volp 2007a). This essay will discuss the core values of responsible nursing practice and code of ethics in relation to the young patient who is suffering from paraplegia. Paternalism A policy or practice of treating people patients in a fatherly manner, especially by providing for their needs without giving them responsibilities.
Self-awareness helps nurses to identify several problems that might be a cause I providing better care”(Nancy Burns, 2005). In relation to self-awareness therapeutic relationship is also linked to it.It is the ability to use one’s self, it is important to be aware of personal stress that can interfere with one’s ability to communicate therapeutically with patients. Firstly effective communication i... ... middle of paper ... ...the overall healthcare system. To conclude, emotional intelligence and reflective practice are the integral components of building a therapeutic component of building a therapeutic relationship in nursing. Emotional intelligence is the ability, capacity and skill to identify, assess and control the emotions of oneself, of others and of groups.
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