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Interpersonal relationship


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  • 2. INTRODUCTION:The interpersonal relationship is the basis ofnursing practice. In health field, the helpfulrelationship is often referred to as a therapeuticrelationship because it is a key element enablinghealth professional to administer care of the patient.Nursing is one of the professions wherenurses while performing this job help other peopleto promote and maintain their optimal health, toprevent them from becoming
  • 3. SOCIAL AND PROFESSIONALRELATIONSHIP:In nursing profession the following relationship areconsidered to be significant Nurse-Patient Nurse-Patient’s family Nurse-Physician Nurse-Administrator Nurse-Supervisor Nurse-Educators Nurse-Nurse Nurse-Nursing student Nurse-Other health care
  • 4. ELEMENTS OF INTERPERSONALRELATIONSHIP: Rapport- Trust-E.g. providing a blanket when patient feels cold,Being honest-telling truth. Caring- Respect-E.g. calling the patient by his name, spendingsufficient time with the patient. Genuineness-
  • 5. ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS:1. Social relationship2. Intimate relationship3. Therapeutic
  • 6. PHASES OF THERAPEUTIC NURSE-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP1. Pre-interactiona) Obtaining available information about the patientfrom chart and other health team members.b) Initial assessment of patient.c) Plan first meeting with the patient.2. Orientationa) Establishment of trust and rapport.b) Maintaing privacy.c) Gathering essential information from thepatient or relatives.d) Formulate nursing
  • 7. 3.Working phasea) Maintaining the trust and rapport that wasestablished during the orientation phase.b)Problem solving approach.c) Continuous evaluation of progress towardsthe goal attainment.4. Terminationa) The mutually agreed goals may have beenreachedb) Patient may be discharged from thehospital.c) In the case of student nurse it may be theend of clinical
  • 8. CONCLUSION-In developing the interpersonalrelationship, the important elements likerapport, respect, trust, caring, genuineness andempathy are the personal strengths in helping aperson. The three essential components, namelysocial relationship, intimate relationship andtherapeutic relationship are to be suitablyinterlinked with the four phases of therapeuticrelationship for promoting the interpersonalrelationship between nurse and
  • 9. BIBLIOGRAPHY-1.Dr.Kanniammal.(Aug 2008).Interpersonalrelationship, nursing journal ofindia,Vol.XCIX(8),175-77.2. Benedict L. (1997).Discipline and interpersonalrelationship in operation theatre, nursing journal ofIndia, Vol.LXXXVIII (5), 107-08.3. Chitty K K. (2007).Professional nursing conceptand challenges, 5th edition,
  • 10. THANK