Nurses dating their patients
The study reported different types of nurse-physician relationships.The types of nursephysician relationship as specified by the researchers include collegial relationships, collaborative relationships; student-teacher relationships; friendly stranger relationships and hostile relationships.Conversely, in the student teacher nurse-physician relationships, either the physician or the nurse can be a teacher.With residents or attending physicians who are dealing with comorbidities beyond their specialty, the nurses may take teaching or guiding role.The features of collegial relationship include equal trust; power and respect characterize a collegial relationship.Nurses and physicians refer to each other as peers in their relationship.In the year 2004, Malaysian Health Ministry established National the Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) to address patient safety concerns in Malaysian healthcare context.
The Joint Commission on Accreditation (JCA) set up the Patient Safety Goals (PSG) in 2003 to address the significant patient safety issues.
The three categories are nurses work readiness; work environment and physician attributes.
The respondents also suggested measures to overcome the communication barrier among nurses and physicians.
Schmalenberg and Kramer in their research article reported findings synthesized from six research articles on nurse-physician communication.
This article published story of 20,000 staff nurses how they perceive, assess and develop high-quality relationships with physicians in hospitals to improve patient care.Tensions, conflicts as well as misunderstandings caused by the difference in opinions and interest among nurses and physicians upset the relationship.