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Good communication skills and building a strong therapeutic relationship are the cornerstone of nursing work. Part of being a good communicator is the ability to develop rapport, and neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) gives practitioners an easy and reliable way to enhance their communication skills. NLP encompasses the three most influential components involved in producing human experience: neurology, language and programming. In its simplest form, NLP uses the power of words to re-program the brain and change behaviour.