My Personal Philosophy Of Nursing Essay

1031 Words Nov 29th, 2016 5 Pages
Philosophy of Nursing I believe that the philosophy you use as a nurse should incorporate values you already live by. Becoming a nurse doesn’t change how important I believe it is to treat people with respect, compassion and dignity. Patients seek out health care because they are sick or vulnerable and as a nurse you have a very important role in the patient’s recovery. Nurses treat the patient and treatment can include comforting the patient, assessing mental as well as physical needs, management of symptoms, advocating for patients, and so much more. This paper describes how I will use my personal experiences and beliefs to develop my own nursing philosophy and how my education will continue to mold the kind of nurse I will become.
Educational Background My educational background includes physical, biological and psychological sciences. With a large focus on biology, my previous education promoted my interest in the growth and evolution of animals and other organisms. My courses included microbiology, human anatomy and multiple physiology courses giving me basic knowledge of the human body, how it works and microscopic organisms that can penetrate the human body causing illness and disease. As a nurse I can apply my knowledge of the human body and how it is affected by disease to better evaluate and treat my patients. Although the physical sciences are important to any healthcare position, as a nurse it will also be within my job description to build a trusting,…

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