Nursing Support and IBD Networking

  • Karen Murdoch


IBD nursing services can be enhanced with teamwork and collaboration from a wide range of professionals. By networking with other nurse specialists, much knowledge, protocols, and standards can be shared that can help support a new nurse in the role as well as experienced experts. This chapter will show the importance of networking and how it can help nurses support each other in their local workplace, nationally and internationally. Forging links with managers and beyond can lead to a system of improved service by providing leadership and organizational know-how. Using different methods of communicating nurses can share their ideas and knowledge easily and effectively, leading to improved clinical practices, standards, and a shared sense of a common goal. This can help improve job satisfaction, reduce stress levels, and lead to a nurse that is productive and confident of providing a high-quality evidence-based service.


Networking Nursing support Communication 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karen Murdoch
    • 1
  1. 1.Hawkes Bay Soldiers Memorial HospitalHastingsNew Zealand

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