Maintaining appropriate boundaries with patients

August 2014
Nursing Review (1173-8014);Aug/Sep2014, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p18
The author examines how nurses can maintain appropriate behavior towards patients and their families. Topics discussed include the importance of the therapeutic relationship between nurse and patient, the Nursing Council of New Zealand's issuance of a Code of Conduct for Nurses in June 2012 and the inappropriateness of a sexual relationship with a current patient or one of their family members. INSET: Tribunal finds nurse's relationship with stroke victim's....


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