RN 120 ch. 7

  1. Caring
    Universal phenomenon that influences the way we think, feel, and behave in relation to one another
  2. Comforting
    Acts toward another individual that display both an emotion and physical calm.  The use of touch, establishing presence, the therapeutic use of silence, and skillful and gentle performance of a procedure are examples of comforting nursing measures.
  3. Ethic of Care
    Delivery of health care based on ethical principles and standards of care
  4. Presence
    Deep physical, psychological and spiritual connection or engagement between a nurse and pt.
  5. Transcultural
    Concept of care extending across cultures that distinguishes nursing from other health disciplines
  6. Transformative
    The relationship influences both the nurse and the pt for better or for worse
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RN 120 ch. 7
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