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What is one of the most important skills a nurse can develop?

Creating a therapeutic relationship

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What are the components of a therapeutic relationship?

Trust
Genuine Interest
Empathy
Acceptance
Positive regard

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Trust

develops when the client is confident in the nurse and when the nurse's presence conveys integrity and reliability

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What is the key to trust?

Congruence

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Congruence

occurs when words and actions match

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Genuine Interest

the nurse is comfortable with their-self, aware of their strengths and limitations, and clearly focused, the client perceives a genuine person

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Empathy

Putting oneself in the client's shoes

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Acceptance

no judgments; set boundaries

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Positive Regard

unconditional nonjudgemental attitude

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Self-awareness

process of developing an understanding of one's values, beliefs, thoughts, feelings, attitudes, motivations, limitations, strengths, and prejudices and how qualities affect others

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Values

sense of right and wrong, code of conduct for living

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What are the 3 steps for values clarification?

Choosing
Prizing
Acting

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Choosing

a person considers a wide range of possibilities and freely chooses the values that feel right

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Prizing

when the person considers the the value, cherishes it, and publicly attaches to it

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Acting

when the person puts the value into action

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True or False: A nurse displays empathy by showing feelings of concern and compassion

False
Empathy is putting oneself into the client's shoes

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Therapeutic Use of Self

use of aspects of personality, experience, values, feelings, intelligence, needs, coping skills, perceptions to establish relationships beneficial to clients

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Johari Window

tool to learn about oneself

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What are the four quadrants for Johari's window?

1. Open/public self
2. Blind/unaware self
3. Hidden/private self
4. Unknown

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Open/Public Self

self-qualities one knows about oneself and others do too

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Blind/Unaware Self

self-qualities known only to others

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Hidden/Private Self

qualities known only to self

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Uknown

qualities undiscovered to self and others

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Patterns of Knowing

Ways of observing/understanding client interactions
Empirical
Personal
Ethical
Aesthetic
Unknowing

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Empirical

obtained from the science of nursing

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Personal

from life experiences

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Ethical

moral knowledge of nursing

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Aesthetic

art of nursing

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Unknowing

Nurse admits lack of knowledge of client or understanding of client's subjective world

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Types of Relationships

Social
Intimate
Therapeutic