Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Establishing Therapeutic Relationships

Type of Guideline: 
Clinical
Status: 
Published
Publish Date: 
2002
About this Guideline:

Effective nursing practice is dependent on an effective therapeutic relationship between the nurse and the client. This guideline addresses the qualities and capacities of an effective therapeutic relationship, the state of knowledge, and the knowledge needed to be effective.

To implement a therapeutic relationship successfully, an organization's characteristics and workplace values must be supportive and in place. An organization readiness assessment based on the best practice recommendations is provided.

Supplement: 2006

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