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Valuing Communication for Effective Nurse Leadership in Nursing Practice


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There is a need for establishing effective Nurse Leader communication framework through the application of effective leadership principles. The objective of the paper is a synthesis of the scholarly literature and its application to the Nurse leadership in health care settings. The information gathered will be analyzed in relation to its usefulness for the Nurse Leader communications in hospitals. The attributes and strategies of effective communication are applied into a framework for the Nurse Leadership. Nurse leadership principles and practices provide a new dimension to the Nurse Leader communication. This paper shows that the role of the Nurse Leader is to communicate vision, goals, initiatives and changes in plans and policies that promote both clients' care and multidisciplinary team work. This paper concludes that effective Nurse Leader communication principles and strategies should be utilized to meet the health goals of clients in nursing practice and education.

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Nurse Leader, Communication, Clinical Nurse Perspective, Interpersonal Relations, Quality Care, Management, Barriers to Communication
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Melba Sheila D'Souza
Department of Adult Health and Critical Care, College of Nursing, PO 66, Sultan Qaboos University, Al-Khoud, Muscat 123, Sultanate of Oman, Oman

Abstract


There is a need for establishing effective Nurse Leader communication framework through the application of effective leadership principles. The objective of the paper is a synthesis of the scholarly literature and its application to the Nurse leadership in health care settings. The information gathered will be analyzed in relation to its usefulness for the Nurse Leader communications in hospitals. The attributes and strategies of effective communication are applied into a framework for the Nurse Leadership. Nurse leadership principles and practices provide a new dimension to the Nurse Leader communication. This paper shows that the role of the Nurse Leader is to communicate vision, goals, initiatives and changes in plans and policies that promote both clients' care and multidisciplinary team work. This paper concludes that effective Nurse Leader communication principles and strategies should be utilized to meet the health goals of clients in nursing practice and education.

Keywords


Nurse Leader, Communication, Clinical Nurse Perspective, Interpersonal Relations, Quality Care, Management, Barriers to Communication

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