Essay My Personal Philosophy Of Nursing

1115 Words Apr 24th, 2016 5 Pages
Miesha’s Personal Philosophy
This paper explores the personal nursing philosophy I like to use as a Registered Nurse. My personal philosophy of nursing incorporates compassion and caring for the wellbeing of another individual as if it was someone in your own family. In this paper I will include historical, ethical, and political factors influencing the nursing profession. As well as why I wanted to become a nurse. My goal for the patient is to always be satisfied with the care that they receive from the health care team.
Choice of Nursing
I have always wanted to become a nurse ever since I was a little girl. When I was younger, my dad was really sick. He was in and out of the hospital for many years waiting for a heart transplant. This lead to my compassion to care for the sick. It compels me to see patients come in sick and leave the hospital feeling so much better. My personal philosophy of nursing incorporates compassion and caring for the wellbeing of another individual. To become a nurse, it takes much more than just passing medications and giving report. Being a nurse takes passion, understanding, patience, and a loving heart all wrapped in one package. According to Watson’s theory, “Nursing focuses on health promotion, preventing illness, while restoring and caring for the sick” (Wayne,2005).
Essence of Nursing
My personal core value of nursing is kindness, honesty, and an overall general wellbeing of the patient. There are many things throughout history that…

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