What contributes to professionalism?

Medsurg Nurs. 2005 Feb;14(1):63-7.


Appearance, behavior, dress, and communication skills play an important role in the image that a nurse projects. As the nurse interacts with patients, families, community members, corporate personnel, and policymakers, he or she must reflect a professional image.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Attitude to Health
  • Clothing
  • Communication
  • Humans
  • Interprofessional Relations
  • Interviews as Topic
  • Job Application
  • Nurses / psychology*
  • Professional Competence / standards*
  • Public Relations
  • Social Perception*