All healthcare professionals should applied therapeutic communication and understanding of effective communication in health care setting to create a positive relationship with the patient and families. As stated by the article “Good communication is not only based on the physical abilities of nurses, but also on education and experience” (Lambrini & Ioanna, 2014). Learning how to provide effective communication is a beneficial application to nursing practice since nurse
However, one’s attitude towards incorporating and utilizing nursing standards in their practice is essential in determining its success or failure. Having an attitude of acceptance and valuing new ideas is something that I am beginning to acquire in my nursing practice. My positively changing attitude is applied to the leadership standard of nursing. Functioning effectively within a multi-faceted team requires open communication, shared decision making, and mutual respect. I am learning to have better leadership attitudes as it relates to appreciating the importance of collaboration between the multi-disciplinary medical team, respecting the unique qualities of each member, and acknowledging my own contributions to the effectiveness or dysfunction of the team.
Nurse practitioners’, as primary care providers base their practice on innovations and evidence to provide cost-effective health care services, which in turn can bring improved patient outcomes (Vincent, Hastings-Tolsma, Gephart, & Alfonzo, 2015). Through EBP, NPs can contribute to the transformation and improvement of health care. As a future nurse practitioner, I believe it is my duty to deliver my patients high quality care, while incorporating the best evidence into the clinician-patient decision making process. Also EBP will help me to keep my body of knowledge up to date and enhance clinical judgment. An example for EBP used in my practice is the Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) prophylaxis for post-operative patients.
I want my philosophy for nursing to incorporate the knowledge of I have learned from school while being able to combine it with relational and compassionate care that will give respect and dignity to all my patients. I believe nursing care is evidence based with a holistic view while honoring patient’s cultural values. An important aspect of my philosophy is the inter-personal relationships that develops while using collaborative efforts among health care professionals to promote the best quality care for the
We as a nurse also have commitment to learn and improve our knowledge and skills . Everyone has their own philosophy so as nurses grow in their nursing profession their individual nursing philosophy will grow too. My personal core value and belief as an individual is honesty, kindness, learning, and improve my skills. I believe that core of nursing is knowledge, safety , and integrity, which my philosophy of nursing corelate with the core of nursing so keep the focus on the patient needs , safety ,and treatment. Nurse uses his/her philosophy of nursing to explain what he/she believes nursing is , the role nursing plays in the health care field, and how they interact with patients, and what is the nursing
Performing medical procedures and updating current nursing skills according to new evidence-based research is critical to achieve best patient outcome. A nurse should employ critical thinking skills and good decision making as well. My own definition of science of nursing is providing safe
A BSN will also provide opportunities to explore more areas of the nursing field. Continuing education allows me to grow and gain different experiences that will enhance the core values of nursing. Education will help balance evidence based practice, skills, and knowledge with compassion and professional confidence to be a caring nurse. Education can reinforce the moral, ethical, and legal conduct nurses should
For me, my professional identity is caring, working actively to meet patients’ needs and treat patients with dignity and respect. This helped me to fit in well in my professional life and it showed me the meaning in nurse’s work. Moreover, I think it will impact on the development of my nursing career in the future as well. I think there are two main factors that can have positive influence on the development of professional identity. Firstly, positive preceptor relationship.
When it comes to professionalism, I idolize the PUC teachers. During the whole Registered Nursing (RN) program they have helped me develop leadership skills to deliver the best care for the patients. Throughout the program, I would like to refine my leadership skills at the BSN level to collaborate with the health care professionals to provide the finest care for the patients. Making wise decisions, delivering patients with appropriate information and good speaking manners also determines one’s professionalism. I’m looking forward to preserve strong knowledge base, leadership skills and improve the evidence based practice skills to deliver positive patient outcomes.
As a nurse I am an advocate for patients who depend on my medical knowledge and critical thinking to treat them. As an advocate I must empower my patients to be actively involved in their care and decision making. I must educate patients and their families on diseases and treatment in order to improve their outcomes. Practice nursing give me an opportunity to deliver excellent and compassionate healthcare while promoting the well-being of the