This book is part of the <b>Transforming Nursing Practice</b> series, written specifically to support nursing students on the new degree programme.
Chapter 7: Mental health and emotional well-being in later life
Mental health and emotional well-being in later life
NMC Standards for Pre-registration Nursing Education
Domain 2: Communication and Interpersonal Skills
- All nurses must recognise when people are anxious or in distress and respond effectively, using therapeutic principles, to promote their wellbeing, manage personal safety and resolve conflict. They must use effective communication strategies and negotiate techniques to achieve best outcomes, respecting the dignity and human rights of all concerned. They must know when to consult a third party and how to make referrals for advocacy, medication or arbitration.
- All nurses must take every opportunity to encourage health-promoting behaviour through education, role modelling and effective communication.
Domain 3: Nursing practice and decision making
- All nurses must be able to ...