Nurse patient communication is an important part of the medical process. Nursing professionals everywhere will stress this. Communication in nurse patient education allows for a smooth transition from admission to going home. However are we doing it as effective as we can? Here are 3 steps to improve patient communication.
By Margery Pabst
From Nurse Together
Better Nurse Patient Communication in 3 Steps
Nurses are busier than ever with both the routine tasks and the increasing roles of facilitating medical teams and fostering better communications. Coordinating tasks and relationships is a challenge, so to that point, what are three best practices for making your life easier and your service more satisfying?
I like to find easy ways to remember tools that work. When I think of communications, remembering the tools as the “3 C’s” is a great way to be mindful of what works. The “3 C’s” are:
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Remember to Confirm, Clarify, and Collaborate when dealing with any patient. Just follow the 3 C’s to increase your nurse patient communication.
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