Professional Nurse-Patient Relationship Paper

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Delivering a newborn can be the happiest or saddest time of a family’s live. There are many opportunities that make the professional nurse-patient relationship to be compromised due to social media. Occasionally, we care for patients that we connect with on a personal basis. Not long ago, I was caring for a patient and her infant who needed to be transferred to another facility for a higher level of care. The patient, her family and I connected on a personal level. Through discussed family backgrounds, we discovered we had mutual friends. She attempted to reach out to me on social media after discharge. After much thought and consideration, I did not accept her request. According to National Council of State Board of Nursing, 2014,

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