nurse-client relationship

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nurse-cli·ent re·la·tion·ship

(nŭrs klī'ent rĕ-lā'shŭn-ship)
A professional relationship between a patient and a nurse based on therapeutic communication. Not a social relationship.
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The nurse would not offer advice but would rather dwell on the paradoxes that are revealed in discussion, as the nurse-client relationship becomes.
The College of Nurses of Ontario includes client-centred care as one of its practice standards within the document Therapeutic Nurse-Client Relationship (CNO, 2006).
Teen mothers can feel patronised and "under surveillance" by health professionals (Breheny & Stephens, 2007) but a strong nurse-client relationship can empower them (SmithBattle, 2000).
It is unfortunate, but there is a level of discord between sales concepts and the nurse-client relationship. It is vital the nurse prevents the exploitation of the sometimes vulnerable client and yet still allows opportunity for the revelation of the possibilities for future aesthetic facial treatments which may further enhance the feelings of well-being of the client seeking treatment.
NFP PHNs stressed the importance of having clients referred before the beginning of the 27th week of gestation for two reasons: 1) it often took multiple days to locate and conduct a consent visit with a potential client, and 2) initiating the program early in pregnancy allows for the development of the therapeutic nurse-client relationship required to promote behaviour changes.
(2,6) The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) (2005) defines professional boundaries as "the appropriate limits which should be established by the nurse in the nurse-client relationship due to the nurse's power and the patient's vulnerability.
Many issues impact on the care of people living with HIV (PLHIV), and a thematic analysis of current literature reveals key issues to be: the concept of stigma surrounding HIV; social representation of the HIV epidemic and the appropriate health messages; and finally, the nurse-client relationship.
Mr Hayward, a former policeman, said: "Will this policy damage the nurse-client relationship, which is the foundation of nursing?
Since nurses are often involved in the delivery of immunization services to Mexican Americans, more knowledge is needed about the nurse-client relationship as a part of the interpersonal process of care experienced by Mexican American families seeking childhood immunizations.
the likelihood of an empathic nurse-client relationship was reduced.
Sections cover conceptual foundations, the nurse-client relationship, therapeutic communication, responding to special needs, and professional issues.
Because of the importance of the nurse-client relationship in achieving positive outcomes, non-mental health nurses must shift their approaches and techniques from a medical to a psychosocial model.