Toward a theory of nursing action: skills and competency in nurse-patient interaction.

@article{Kasch1986TowardAT,
  title={Toward a theory of nursing action: skills and competency in nurse-patient interaction.},
  author={C R Kasch},
  journal={Nursing research},
  year={1986},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={226-30}
}
Existing models of nursing require expansion and refinement to link theory, research, and clinical practice more closely. To accomplish this goal, conceptual models need to integrate a theoretically motivated and clinically useful account of nursing action. One way to do this is to view nursing action as a process of social interaction. Effecting positive changes in patients' health care status depends on nurse-patient interaction that promotes consensus. Consensus is arrived at through the… CONTINUE READING

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