Nursing: My Personal Philosophy Of Nursing

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Everyone has their own personal philosophy of nursing, rather they know it off hand or not. We all have our own beliefs of what nursing is, our own personal goals, and values that are important to our practice of nursing. Some individuals are more aware of the beliefs and values that influence their role and actions in the nursing field, compared to others who have never thought about it before. When trying to develop your own philosophy of nursing, it may be helpful to think about, your own personal definition of what nursing is, the characteristics you believe a nurse should act upon, the role and purpose of a nurse, nursing as an art and science, and the goals and values that are important to the practice of nursing. If I had to define…show more content…
A majority of the definitions include some of the same repeated concepts and ideas. However, my own personal belief of what the subject of the nursing science is, includes, many theories, problem solving, interventions, evaluations, and the concepts of the nursing care plan. As learned in class, the science of nursing, also includes knowledge (Okoro 2015). In which, “Nursing is an art, an expression of compassion using the scientific body of knowledge” (Bramlett, 2010, p.6). Nursing is both an art and science, which correlates together, making knowledge a key component of the science of nursing field. Nurses use the knowledge and other concepts like, theories, interventions, and evaluations, to help formulate a nursing diagnoses and a plan of care for the patient. The concepts of the nursing care plan, assessment, diagnoses, planning, implementation, and evaluations, helps nurses use scientific thinking and evidence based practice, in order to come up with a proper plan of care for the patients without working outside of a nurse’s framework of…show more content…
Every patient is different and is unique in their own ways, and respond to different diseases differently. The environment can affect a persons’ health and as a nurse, appropriate implications should be taken based on the condition and environment of the patient. Nursing can be seen as an art and a science. The science of nursing involves many theories, problem solving, implications, evaluation, and scientific and evidence based knowledge. All nurses should dress and act in a way that the family and the patient feels comfortable being around. In addition, the overall goal of a nurse is to provide quality care, in order to prevent illness and injury and to promote the health and well being of every patient. Lastly, education and involvement is one of the major keys in improving the health of a patient and should be implemented by a majority of the

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