Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Effective Communication Skills in Nursing Leadership
Effective communication is a recipocal process that communicate the right message to the other staff members who correctly receives the said message and understands it. Coomunication is effective when the people you are working together understands the message you are trying to communicate. Therefore, communication should have audio, visual features and body language to apple to listeners. It depends on our realization of the diversity of the staff and their perception of the world. Effective communication allow nurse leaders to accomplish mutual understanding and guide the movement of information, assist staff to have frank discussions and motivate other staff members to achieve organizational goals.
Nurse leadership must have the ability to skillfullybuild relationships with team members to effect their behaviors. The nurse leaders via effective communication guide their staff in handling misunderstanding and move to a highly functioning team.