Being a Health Professional
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NURS 1033 Being a Health Professional Assignment 2 (2000 words 20%)

As a healthcare professional the therapeutic relationship is fundamental to your practice in providing quality patient care. The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) National Competency Standards for the Registered Nurse (2006) identifies ‘Collaborative and therapeutic practice’ as one of the four domains. In this assignment you are required to select one client from NURS 1033, Being a Health Professional Horizon community and examine attributes found within this domain – Collaborative and therapeutic practice.

Your task is to:

Select one (1) client from the Being a Health Professional Horizon Community.
Read the National Competency Standards for the Registered Nurse (NMBA 2006), Standard 9 entitled ‘Establishes, maintains and appropriately concludes therapeutic relationships’ AND Select one (1) of the professional attributes listed in the following sub-section: 9.1 Establishes therapeutic relationships that are goal directed and recognises professional boundaries.
Discuss why this attribute is important to your role as a future registered nurse in establishing, maintaining and concluding a therapeutic relationship with your chosen client.

The assignment is to be presented in essay format and in accordance with the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Academic Writing Requirements:
Please attach Assignment 2 Marking Feedback Form to your assignment which is located in the Assessment Folder in the course home page.

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and the patient information and the refrence will be sent to you by email.