Reflection Of Nursing: The Importance Of Humanism In Nursing

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Nursing is healthcare associated profession which is concern with the wellbeing of clients to help manage and subsequently restore people back to their perfect or most favorable level of health and well-being. Human Science is an aspect of research dedicated to the study of the meaning and experiences that governs human life and existence. Human science is a stem of a broader term known as a Humanism. Humanism can be explained as the prioritization of human needs, values and interests. Humanism also involves theory and enquiry of issues associated with humans and makes the ideas of supernatural, divine being irrelevant. Humanism is said to have first existed and experienced by ancient Greek philosophers like Plato, Socrates and Aristotle to name a few; therefore Humanism is commonly defined as how art and…show more content…
From living experience in my motherland Ghana, the attitudes of nurses towards patients are far from therapeutic which struck my interest in wanting to be a nurse. Nurses went about their task like they were doing patients a favor. However sentimental woman takes one through the struggles of nursing and how nursing became a noble profession and the importance of a nurse client relationship in contributing to patient’s health. What do you see nurse encompasses the need for nurses to be patient with the elderly and considering their emotions. This reflective article was most touching and emotional when I first saw it because it really struck me not just as an aspiring nurse but as a human being. Though the nurse was doing her duty, she fell short in her display of empathy and some patient and care for her patient. This is a really challenging task for some nurses considering their work load but however quality care is the outmost concern especially when dealing with the elderly as they are both physically and emotional

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