IJSRP, Volume 10, Issue 3, March 2020 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Binuja P, Dr.Nagarajaiah
Nursing is a profession, centered on the nurse-patient relationship. For the successful and satisfactory work nurses require effective cooperation with patients and other health care professionals. Assertiveness is necessary for effective nurse/patient communication, and it is suggested that its development may also aid the confidence of the profession as it develops. It is considered as one of the essential life skills that has to be developed by everyone. There are different factors that determines the assertiveness behavior of the individual in general. This review describes various factors influencing assertiveness in nursing.