Basic work place etiquette for nurses: 5 simple ways to improve your professional etiquette

When you ponder the qualities needed to be a nurse or work in healthcare what is the first thing that comes to your mind? You are probably thinking critical thinking, clinical competence and even management qualities. Maybe your first thoughts are compassion, empathy, pays attention to details and communication skills. While these are necessary skills that you will build over time as a nurse we often forget about basic professional etiquette. This is not something you learn in college but is vital to building professional relationships in your career. Here are some basics you need to be implementing now!

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