Examples Of Nursing Philosophy

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Over the course of this semester, we have explored our personal philosophy and approach to the nursing practice, and learned about many different aspects of professional nursing career that has since evolved our original thoughts. We have learned about the different roles and competencies of a nurse, researched historical nursing figures who exemplified these practices, and developed our personal beliefs, values, and philosophies on common nursing topics such as health and illness, nursing as a profession, ethical and legal responsibilities of a nurse, and the different roles nurses have. In this paper, I will discuss my definition and philosophy of nursing, my beliefs and values of these common nursing topics, the nursing philosophy of the …show more content…
This is something we have learned a lot about this semester in each course. Depending on one’s culture, background, religion, education, and more, can greatly influence the way one views health and illness. Just because I view health and illness one way, does not mean my patient agrees. This is why it is vital for a nurse to be aware of these differences, and to communicate them with their patients to ensure they are receiving the best and proper care for that patient (Zerwekh & Garneau, 2017, p. …show more content…
As I continue to learn through class and clinical experiences in the semesters to come, I believe my philosophy on nursing will grow and change with the knowledge I gain. Having explored our personal philosophy and approach to the nursing practice, and learning about many different aspects of professional nursing career in this class, I will be more prepared for the coming semester by having the information on the different roles I will have as a nurse, as well as the competencies I must

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