Interpersonal skills education for undergraduate nurses and paramedics

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Interpersonal skills can be described and defined in numerous ways; however a common premise throughout the literature is that they are linked to human interaction and contribute substantially to establishing a high quality caring relationship with patients. Furthermore they are paramount to nurses? and paramedics? abilities to operate within diverse, challenging environments and highly charged emotional situations. The aim of this review was to explore how undergraduate programmes are teaching these skills and with what outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)655 - 661
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Paramedic Practice
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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