Effective communication in the nurse-patient relationship in the light of Transcultural Interprofessional Practice model





Communication; Nurse-Patient Relations; Nursing; Nursing Theory; Transcultural Nursing.


Objective: to analyze the use of elements of effective nurse-patient communication in the light of the Transcultural Interprofessional Practice model. Methods: an integrative literature review was carried out in the CINAHL, LILACS, MEDLINE, SCOPUS, and Web of Science databases, without a time limit. Results: 12 studies were analyzed, most of them published in the English language, in 2017. Two categories were elaborated: effective verbal and non-verbal communication between nurses and patients. The elements of effective verbal communication were presented as speech and language; non-verbal ones presented as signals, distance, eye contact, time, touch, listening, empathy, and patience. Technology-assisted communication was part of both. Less frequently, the verbal communication process was hindered by language and non-verbal communication due to a lack of time availability. Conclusion: effective communication favors the establishment of trust, interaction, and the nurse-patient relationship.


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Lacerda, J. F. E. de, Santos, P. S. P. dos ., Maia, E. R., Oliveira, D. R. de ., Viana, M. C. A. ., & Cavalcante, E. G. R. . (2021). Effective communication in the nurse-patient relationship in the light of Transcultural Interprofessional Practice model. Rev Rene, 22, e61443. https://doi.org/10.15253/2175-6783.20212261443



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