My Value And Values And Philosophy Of Nursing

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Each nurse has their own set of values and practices that affect how they care for patients. Through my education I have been well informed about all of the parts of nursing that will make a great nurse. All patients deserve equal care and they deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. I want to be a nurse that focuses on educating patients on how to better their quality of life. Each patient should be treated with a holistic approach and be a part of their own care. I want to give back to my community by educating and helping people better their lives.

Nursing combines many exceptional skills in order to help people promote healthy lifestyles. Nurses are acknowledged as leaders in the community through the education of prevention. Nurses use critical thinking skills in order to detect and educate patients on potential risk factors. Once the risk factors are identified nurses are also able to educate patients on how to correct or decrease the risk of getting the disease. Nurses are able to make a difference in the overall health of communities
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When I was little I always wanted to be a pediatrician, but when I got older I realized that the nursing side was more personal. Doctors have great knowledge, but they do not get to get to know patients and care for them in the way that nurses do. When I was 13 my uncle went into cardiac arrest at home my aunt had to do CPR on him and he was taken to the hospital. I still vividly remember the nurse that we had she was great with my whole family especially my cousin who was 11 at the time. She was called to help others and she will be forever in my memory and I hope to be like her as a nurse. Another reason I went into the nursing profession is the variety, I love the fact that you can be completely dislike one type of nursing and completely love another. I love that I will get to learn the rest of my life because nursing is forever
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