Nonverbal Communication Nursing

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COMMUNICATION Communication therefore is a vital in nursing and in all areas of activity and in all its involvements such as health promotion prevention of illness diagnosis, treatment, therapy, rehabilitation and in every other day to day activity. Nursing process has a scientific method of exercise and implementation and this is achieved through dialogue, verbal and non-verbal way of communication Also communication can be defined as the exchange of information, thoughts and feelings among people using dialogue or other means. Effective communication indicates an understanding of the patient and the experiences they convey. Communication requires skills and at the same time the sincere meaning for the nurse to understand what worries the…show more content…
The non-verbal communication can be expressed by facial expressions, gesticulations, posture. It is essential therefore that there is no disagreement between verbal and nonverbal communication. Mainly under stressful conditions where it is hard to see the changes in the non-verbal messages of the patients with whom we mostly communicate. Moreover, each patient has his own specific individualities that influence not only behaviour in the process of communication, but also if and how to cooperate with nursing services. Listening is also an essential part in communication. It is a responsible nursing practice which requires a lot of attention and utilization of all the senses for the insight of verbal and non-verbal messages produced by each patient. By listening, nurses assess the state and the needs of the patient. Good communication skills are described as the ability of the nurse to ask questions with kindness and simplicity and also provide information in a way that demonstrates interest, creates feelings of acceptance, trust and a harmonious…show more content…
The interpreting of the messages is based on individual factors and subjective observations. This fact, in conjunction with the process of feedback, makes communication. Usually, we construe or interpret what we hear, not according to what the sender actually said, but according to the way we perceive it. APPLICATION TO NURSING WORLD Good communication improves the quality of care given to clients, which is observed in the results. Moreover, it is considered an unchallengeable right and a requirement for building a genuine and meaningful relationship between patients and nurses and even among other health professionals. So in order for Nursing as a service to humans to realize its goal, there is need for dialogue and a good interpersonal atmosphere that develops personally with each client, especially in our modern diverse society. The best know-how training and continuing education of nurses in matters relating to the best technique of communication will make them respond adequately and humanitarianly to the expectations of client. USEFULNESS OF COMMUNICATION TO THE WORLD Without communication of any type or the various channels no message can be passed and nothing can be achieved. Communication therefore is a vital tool on our day to day activities. Therefore it is essential that the communication should be
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