A CPD article improved Georgina O’Reilly-Foley’s understanding of developing rapport and trust between nurses and patients
What was the nature of the CPD activity, practice-related feedback and/or event and/or experience in your practice?
The CPD article outlined how nurses can establish, maintain and bring therapeutic relationships to a close with patients. It described the therapeutic relationship as a partnership based on communication, honesty and respect.
What did you learn from the CPD activity, feedback and/or event and/or experience in your practice?
The article emphasised the importance of person-centred care in providing effective treatment and support that meets patients’ needs, and explained that it is essential for nurses to develop therapeutic relationships with patients to provide such care.
I learned that ‘rapport’ is defined as the ability to establish and sustain a working partnership, and that this is crucial...