Flashcards in Therapeutic Relationships Deck (37)
What is one of the most important skills a nurse can develop?
Creating a therapeutic relationship
What are the components of a therapeutic relationship?
develops when the client is confident in the nurse and when the nurse's presence conveys integrity and reliability
What is the key to trust?
occurs when words and actions match
the nurse is comfortable with their-self, aware of their strengths and limitations, and clearly focused, the client perceives a genuine person
Putting oneself in the client's shoes
no judgments; set boundaries
unconditional nonjudgemental attitude
process of developing an understanding of one's values, beliefs, thoughts, feelings, attitudes, motivations, limitations, strengths, and prejudices and how qualities affect others
sense of right and wrong, code of conduct for living
What are the 3 steps for values clarification?
a person considers a wide range of possibilities and freely chooses the values that feel right
when the person considers the the value, cherishes it, and publicly attaches to it
when the person puts the value into action
True or False: A nurse displays empathy by showing feelings of concern and compassion
Empathy is putting oneself into the client's shoes
Therapeutic Use of Self
use of aspects of personality, experience, values, feelings, intelligence, needs, coping skills, perceptions to establish relationships beneficial to clients
tool to learn about oneself
What are the four quadrants for Johari's window?
1. Open/public self
2. Blind/unaware self
3. Hidden/private self
self-qualities one knows about oneself and others do too
self-qualities known only to others
qualities known only to self
qualities undiscovered to self and others
Patterns of Knowing
Ways of observing/understanding client interactions
obtained from the science of nursing
from life experiences
moral knowledge of nursing
art of nursing
Nurse admits lack of knowledge of client or understanding of client's subjective world