The Art of Caring Avery Hall Emporia State University The Art of Caring Caring is the biggest aspect in the nursing field. Aspiring nurses choose to become nurses because they want to care for people in ways that most professions cannot do. Without caring nursing would not be the field it is today. The culture of caring involves intervening programs that help to build caring behaviors among nurses. As nurses become stressed and become down on their life it has shown that caring for oneself before others is key in caring for patients.
Midwifes strive to give women the power to guide the care received. This change took autonomy of the delivery experience away from women. Resistance from physicians to allow NM to care for healthy women independently is an ongoing obstacle. On the other hand, introduction of midwifery care in hospitals has evolved and opened long lasting career opportunities. This turning point in history has given us the ability to develop a career that will have lifelong benefits into retirement.
Florence Nightingale has paved the way for nurses more than we will ever known. She was a change agent in her own right; her leadership techniques and advocacy were many of her strong points. As nurses we have a duty to advocate for our patients. We must work to advance the patient 's legal rights, privacy protections and right to choose whether or not to participate in medical research. As an advocate, nurses we must ensure that all qualification and state licensure regulations prior to participating in nursing activities and must be vigilant against other colleagues with impairments.
Becoming a nurse practitioner will grant me the autonomy of leading the care of my patients while simultaneously have the ability to seek out the guidance of the physicians when needed. I will be able to broaden my scope of medical practice while still applying my principles of nursing to patient care. I want to be the best skilled, most competent and empathetic nurse simply because I want to bring the safest and highest quality of care to my patients. More often than not, patients voice out that no one listens to them, not even their own doctors. This concern further inspires me to become a nurse practitioner that will provide quality care by understanding my patient as a person.
This quote exemplifies perseverance and that is the driving force behind all nurses in the healthcare field. In nursing perseverance puts excellent above nurses who barely achieve the minimal amount of effort required. It enables the nurses to attack any issues or trauma that comes in with all of their efforts, so that the patient has the best chance of survival. Perserverance will prevent burn out from happening. Perseverance is the secret of success for excellent nurses because it puts them above their colleagues,
The interviewee said the three things she values about nursing is the patients, being able to make a difference, and the flexibility. Valuing patients is usually every nurse’s top value because without the patients, they do not have anyone to take care of. The nurse began to explain their job does not only consist on taking care of the patient, but also interacting with them. She began to explain how she has heard extraordinary stories from her patients, or if the nurse was having a bad day, the patients would instantly say something to make her smile. Patients are just humans after all; therefore, the nurse felt as if she had a fun job with interacting with the patients and making a difference.
Professor Cary’s actions prove that her biggest goal is preparing her students to be the best nurses possible. She strives to help us better ourselves and not just better our skills which is also a characteristic of a transformational leader (Sullivan, 2013). Even though a major part of her job as a professor is to teach me the skills I need to be a nurse, she has also inspired me to be a compassionate and well rounded
This is why I think I would become a good nurse. Since nursing has been around for so long, there are many types of nurses, according to what they do means, different safety precautions. Nurses can be anything from a health policy nurse that does work as a social level, to a medical-surgical nurse that helps with surgery. It just depends on your level of education. Health risk is very important to nurses, because they put their lives on the line to help someone.
One must have the full desire to help and care for people in order to have an enjoyable career as a nurse. Nurses are known for the care and compassion shown to the patients and this is comforting for both patients and their families. Caring for a patient can raise their spirits and can inspire a better outlook on their situation. As a nurse, I want to care for all my patients with the hope of improving their health and outlook on their life. I chose Jean Watson because she understands that caring is the core of nursing and believes caring promotes a better health than only performing medical care.
The success of today’s nurses cannot be fully appreciated until history is taken into consideration. There have been enormous changes in the role of the nursing profession and the healthcare system. A significant amount of this success can be credited to a woman named Florence Nightingale. Going against the wishes of her family, Nightingale followed her calling to the nursing field and had major influence that helped society show more respect to the vocation than ever before. One of these changes includes the influence of education on nurses.