Essay on Nursing Philosophy
Alcorn State University
July 27, 2010
Nursing Philosophy Nursing is more than just simply a career. Nursing is a calling from a higher power. I chose to be a nurse for several different reasons. My uncle was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in (date). The care and compassion shown to my uncle put nursing in another perspective for me. The feelings of care and comfort my family received during this tragic time had a strong impact on my decision to become a nurse. I decided that I wanted to make the lives of sick individuals, as well as their families, less stressful. I decided that I wanted to become a nurse.
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Philosophy in Practice
In order to live out my philosophy of nursing, I must first remind myself why I chose to be a nurse. I must also remember what it is important to me. I will continue to remain dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of my clients. My clients are important for many reasons. The main reason is that my clients are my responsibility. On the other hand, my family is also my responsibility. The only difference between my clients and family is that after work I am no longer responsible for my clients. I am forever responsible for my family. Another point to remember is that I am responsible for my fellow health professionals. I must continue to guide them so