Qualities of nurses

1. Well balanced: It should be developed  to control  emotion in difficult  circumstances. Nurse has to work in different situations, with different  people and different types of patients. Nursing is a stressful job and nurse  see many traumatic situation, suffering and death. The nurse must have matured behaviour with full control  of emotions  even under  pressure or difficult  circumstances.

2. Tactful🙁right things and right time)- sensitive to need and feeling of patients, should deal appropriately  with  them in any situation. should be able to cope with any kind of difficult situations by applying  appropriate judgement.

3. Discipline: means self control  or to develop habit of obedience to set rules and regulations set by organization or a system. A nurse must be able to be well disciplined then only  she will be able to provide better nursing care  without any  disturbance or tensions.

4. Creativity: A nurse  must be creative  to be able to cut with new ideas to provide comfort to the patient.  The nurse is always  future oriented and flexible.

5. Healthy:  The  physical, mental and spiritual health will influences everything  that the  person deals with.  If  a nurse is not healthy  mentally and physically, she does not  look pleasant,  confidence and energetic.  A healthy nurse always look smart, energetic, pleasant and can work  properly and confidently.

6. Intelligent, intuition: Having  the power of perceiving, learning, understanding and  knowing.In nurse  is intelligent,  she can make  quick and right decision  regarding patient care. the  best nurses use experience, scientific knowledge when  assessing patients. intuition in nursing is  the immediate understanding of a problem without the necessary of conscious thought.

7. Dedication-a feeling of very strong support for or loyalty to someone or something.  Successful nures focus on the needs of their patients and provide the  best possible care under any circumstances.  

8. Compassion–   feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.

9. Competence-Competence indicates sufficiency of knowledge and skills that enable someone to act in a wide variety of situation. Nurse  should be competence with   knowledge and skill.

10. Communication-  communication is central to successful caring relationships and team working. A great nurse has excellent communication skills that includes speaking and listening.

11. Courageous: To be a brave or not to be  afraid.  Courage  is necessary for the nurses because  she  has to  deal with different  situations and  responsible for  life and death  of patient.

12. Good personality: Certain  physical and mental trait that determine the  some extent of  individual behaviour  or adjustment   with surrounding. Good personality is necessary  for any profession. If nurse looks  well groomed,  she will have strong influences  upon her work and relation

13. Friendly and helpful:

A nurse must have a friendly and helpful nature or behaviour. To gain  a patient’s faith, the nurse must have  good  relationship with the  individual, society and community.

14. Empathy and Sympathy- Empathy is the feeling that you understand and share another person’s experiences and emotions : the ability to  share someone else’s feelings

 Empathy is  the ability to recognize   and  to some extent  share the emotion  and state of mind another.

 Sympathy is an expressed  interest and concern regarding  the problem, emotions  of others.

15. Willingness and self-sacrifice-  nurse  should have willing  to serve under any situation,  a nurse  has to sacrifices her time, comfort and even  material benefits.

 16. Observant-  A good nurse is always vigilant( alert).  She keeps a close and  constant watch on the patients, their progress, their changes  and reactions to treatment and gives the doctor timely reports.

17. Willingness and self-sacrifice-  nurse  should have willing  to serve under any situation,  a nurse  has to sacrifices her time, comfort and even  material benefits.

 18. Observant-  A good nurse is always vigilant( alert).  She keeps a close and  constant watch on the patients, their progress, their changes  and reactions to treatment and gives the doctor timely reports.

19. Clean and pleasant  appearance: should be maintained,  it makes a deep sense of impression upon others as well as ownself and  inside feelings.

20. Interested:

 Interest promotes desires and  makes the nurse  alert to perform  jobs.

Nepali Nurse

Nepali Nurse,RN,BSN

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