Essay on Code of Ethics
Provision 3: “The nurse promotes, advocates for, and protects the rights, health, and safety of the patient.” When your health is not well feeling safe is the most important thing for a peace of mind. Knowing that you can trust your health care professionals can make you feel that much more at ease and focus on the main part, getting better. I feel as though I make it a priority in my profession to make each and every patient feel safe. Whether it is cleaning a clutter room or not sharing a patient personal health chart with others. I feel as though practicing this provision helps with building a trust in your patients and their families. Keeping patients safe can also mean practicing your institution’s policies and procedures. This is one of the main reasons that I want to better my nursing degree and improve myself as a nurse.
There are many things that keep me in this career. One is the excitement each shift. I feel as though I go into work each day saying “I accept the challenge”. I love walking out those doors in the morning knowing that I did all I could to help someone. I think knowing that family members can go home with ease knowing that I will take care and keep their family safe for them. My personal goals for my career are to be a