Effective communication is a staple of our healthcare culture. Working with patients, peers, and inter-professional teams requires that nurses manage information and evidence toward influencing safe and positive patient outcomes.
Please address the following:
- Describe caring attributes of the culture where you currently practice. Which attributes stand out as having significant influence on patients, nurses, and other healthcare professionals?
- How do you see effective communication relating to patient outcomes in this setting? What is the evidence for this?