Standard nursing communication in today’s pressured work environment is often ineffective at making patients and families feel our caring. The skill of Presence is key and doesn’t take more time. It helps nurses make every moment of connection with the patient precious so their caring comes across loud and clear.
The payoffs: Patients feel their focus and caring, become less anxious and actually heal faster. Nurses connect to their caring mission, and their work becomes more meaningful. (more…)