What is this article about?
As a nurse, you’ve learned many skills throughout the course of your education. Some are considered ‘hard’ skills (e.g. venipuncture, injections, catheterisation) and others are often characterised as ‘soft’ (e.g. communication, empathy, motivational interviewing). One so-called ‘soft’ skill that can’t really be taught is learning to tune into, listen to and trust your nurse’s intuition.