Examples Of Personal Insight In Nursing

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Personal Insight into the Nursing Practice In this paper I will explore the insights I have gained throughout the semester and how they are relevant to my development as a student nurse. First, I will discuss my assumptions, values, and beliefs about what health and health promotion means. Second, I will identify and elaborate on knowledge gained from BNUR 288. Third, by exploring insights, I will explain what community health promotion looks like. Lastly, I will reflect on nursing roles I have assumed throughout practice. Assumptions about Health and Health Promotion Assumptions An individual that I view to be healthy is someone who has a complete sense of self in regards to their physical, social, and mental well-being. For example, a…show more content…
I value my support network because these people listen to my concerns and guide me through difficult situations by giving me their time and attention. I can incorporate this in future practice by assessing if clients have support and if they do not I can provide them with the resources they may need. Reducing gaps in health status is something that I view as valuable in regards to health promotion. I feel that it is important in working towards a goal of social justice because I believe everyone should have equitable access to health care, regardless of their income and social status. My strong values in obtaining social justice can drive me towards engaging in action strategies to change social and political factors that impede on the health of people. Beliefs Health is not a permanent state; I believe that everyone experiences times in their life when they are not healthy. At these times of an unwell state the individual may require support. Additionally, I believe that health is a state of mind; if one believes they are healthy in a positive way, then they can be considered healthy. By being aware that any individual’s health status can change I can being sensitive towards understanding vulnerability in clients and provide them with…show more content…
In clinical my team involved many people in our intervention process. These people involved students, school staff members, our clinical instructors, and a dietician. I found that when we sought out feedback from these community partners our breadth of knowledge expanded and we were able to incorporate their insights into our practice. For example, when we visited the dietician’s office she gave us recommendations on how to portray our pamphlet information in a meaningful way. The dietician also provided us with an abundance of resources that we were able to
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