Here are some pointers on being the best nurse that you can possibly be.
Nurses don’t have it easy, by any stretch of the word. The fact that you are a nurse means you have worked hard to get to where you are and means that at one time or another, you also wanted to help others. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t become complacent, or that you can’t improve in any way. Be honest: are you the best nurse that you can possibly be?
Read on for some pointers:
All amazing nurses need empathy. You need to be able to switch it on and off, which is not something many people can do. If you don’t switch it off, it’ll be all too easy to walk around crying all day every day. However, if it’s not on, then you’ll come across as cold and uncaring. You need to find the right balance.
Can you comfortably communicate with different patients of different ages and backgrounds? Remember, communication is also about listening. Don’t just speak at people; listen to them. You’ll get much better results and even build a rapport this way.
Learn About Different Leadership Styles
There are many different leadership styles, and selecting the right style can lead to better patient outcomes, as well as better organizational performance. There’s a lot to think about when it comes to leadership styles and which one you could potentially adopt. To help you, take a look at the infographic below to learn more.
consider different leadership styles