My Philosophy Of Nursing Education Essay

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My philosophy of nursing education grows out of the value I place in being a nurse. I chose to be a nurse because nursing is a great profession that helps people who are in need. I believe that all men are created equal and unique, and everyone deserves respect and dignity in their medical care. Nursing is an honorable career, and for me, it is the best path towards achieving the goal of helping people. I chose to be a nurse educator for much the same reason. As a nurse with 15 years of critical care experience, I bring a wealth of experience to my role as a nurse educator.
A nurse educator is a nurse who teaches and prepares students to enter into practice positions as licensed practical nurses (LPN), registered nurses (RN), advanced practice nurses (APN), nurse educators, nurse administrators, nurse researchers, and leaders in complex healthcare and educational organizations. Nurse educators teach in both in clinical and classroom settings. Behind every nurse who touches a life, there is a nurse educator who first touched them. Nurse educators are those who shape minds by sharing all they have seen, they have learned, their proudest achievements and most painful moments. The teaching happens in a quiet classroom or at a crowded bedside, in the early morning or in the late night, and at the end of an exhausted shift or in the seconds between life and death.
As a nurse educator, my teaching philosophy reflects my nursing practice. I believe in caring. Caring for…

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