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Communication Competency of Nursing Managers: Concept Analysis Study

Narges Asgari, Hasan Navipour1, Eesa Mohammadi
Psychiatria 2022;19(1):50-57.


The purpose of the present study is to analyze the concept of communication competency of nurse managers and identify its attributes, antecedents and consequences.Walker and Avant approach was used to elucidate the concept of communication competency of nurse managers. For this purpose, the databases: Emerald, Science Direct, PubMed, Google scholar, Sid, Springer and CINAHL were searched from 1 January 2000 to 30 December 2019 to find English or Persian published articles. According to literature review, nurse managers' communication competency has 5 attributes, including communication skills, emotional capacity, interactive function ability, adapting to a situation and communication knowledge. The results of this analysis, while leading to a clearer definition of the concept of communication competency of nurse managers, can be used to measure, as well as plan empowerment of managers.

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