Dialogues and Reflection in Nursing Introduction According to the RNAO (2006), client centered care is an approach through which the client is understood as a whole person so that their autonomy and self-determination are completely respected. Spee, Chua and Nose (2001) explain that when nurses initiate dialogues with their patients, the purpose always is to clarify concerns and preferences from the perspective of the client. Identifying the client’s needs and concerns through therapeutic communication is the first core process of client centered care and the second core process is ensuring that the client is always the main decision maker (RNAO). Hollett (2008) explains that any dialogue begins when the health care professional makes the...The end:
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