Trust may develop in the nurse-clientrelationship when the nurse:A. avoids limit settingB. encourages the client to use “testing”behaviorsC. tells the client how he should behaveD. uses consistency in approaching theclient
One of the most importantelements of trust is consistency. Theclient learns to trust that the nurse willfollow through and d what is promised.Avoiding limit setting will not instill trust,nor will encouraging testing behaviorsor telling the client how he shouldbehave.