Communication is vital for nurses. It is as essential to patient care as giving injections and checking blood pressure. Communication impacts every aspect of nurse-patient relationships and nurse-nurse relationships. Because of its critical value to nursing, nurses must learn how to communicate efficiently and implement measures for effective communication. Here are ways to improve communication…

Communication is vital to health care and the healing process. Patients are likely to adhere to treatment, have better outcomes, express greater satisfaction, and are less likely to file malpractice suits when communication is effective. For a new nurse, communication can help build satisfying relationships with older patients. Here are tips on how to communicate…