Describe caring attributes of the culture where you currently practice. Which attributes stand out as having significant influence on patients, nurses, and other healthcare professionals?

Effective communication is a staple of our healthcare culture.  Working with patients, peers, and interprofessional teams requires that nurses manage information and evidence toward influencing safe and positive patient outcomes.

Please address the following:

Describe caring attributes of the culture where you currently practice. Which attributes stand out as having significant influence on patients, nurses, and other healthcare professionals?

How do you see effective communication relating to patient outcomes in this setting? What is the evidence for this?

Please write 3 paragraphs, and respond the following.

Each paragraph will be no less than 3 sentences and no more than 6 sentences.

Do not duplicate other students’ posting. Be original in your work. Read the Grading Rubric and the Syllabus for clarifications on grading and participation.

Cite the pages of the reference material you used to provide your answers.

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  2. Summarize your understanding of pain and the methods of evaluating pain level. How does treatment affect the patient’s life or comfort level. You may include your own experience with pain and treatment.
  3. Discuss the benefits and risks of genetic testing. What is the nurse’s role in the health care setting?