Nursing, Human Beings, Environment, And Health Essay

1658 Words Oct 16th, 2016 7 Pages
What is Nursing
The metaparadigm of nursing makes nursing a unique field of practice when compared to any other profession. By understanding what each of the four concepts of the metaparadigm mean and how they relate to nursing, it can help promote better quality of care. In return, by providing quality care, a patient can have an increase quality of life. The four concepts of the nursing metaparadigm described by Kearney-Nunnery (2016) are nursing, human beings, environment, and health. Nursing is defined by Kearney-Nunnery (2016) “by its activities, goals, and services” (p.3).
God has created everyone equally and in his own image. Nurses possess their own unique gifts and talents and to be able to practice them brings glory to God. Nurses who are entrusted with these gifts have a duty to fulfill His work wherever they are. “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven” (Matthew 5:16, King James Bible).
Nursing has many different aspects that hold nurses to high standards. To name a few, nurse should be respectful, have effective communication skills, develop interpersonal skills, ability to problem solve, and be able ask for help when needed. Development of these traits and knowing one’s own values can help build an effective and compassionate nurse all while fulfilling God’s work.
Holistic Care
Nurses provide individualized forms of care for each patient because no two patients are…

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