Caring In Nursing Journal of Nursing

The Art of Human Caring: My Lived Experience

The Art of Human Caring: My Lived Experience

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I have spent nearly four decades in healthcare and have learned that if you want to be the best healthcare professional possible, finding balance is critical. Here I share my personal journey into nursing and leadership and the valuable lessons learned along the way. The truth is, they are just as valuable today as they were back then.

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A Competent Psychiatric Nurse: What role does empathy provide in competency?

A Competent Psychiatric Nurse: What role does empathy provide in competency?

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The fundamental foundation in initiating competent skills as a psychiatric nurse is similar to any specialty in nursing. We must implement the necessary processes of providing the standard of care by using the method known as the nursing process. To successfully implement these steps it is necessary to seek understanding of the clients’ individuality which takes effort, establishment of rapport, and time. Empathy is an essential factor to obtain accurate data, individualize interventions, and best outcomes addressing the clients’ uniqueness. As a psychiatric nurse one noted that empathy plays a significant role in providing competent care and optimizing positive outcomes for my acute mentally ill clients.

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Caring and the Professional Practice of Nursing 

Caring and the Professional Practice of Nursing 

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Leininger’s Theory of cultural care and Jean Watson’s Theory of human caring in the RN Journal.

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