WEEK 4 – ASSIGNMENT
Hood (2014) discuss how nurses need to examine and answer questions that address primary aspects of nursing when developing a nursing philosophy. In this assignment, you will answer some of these questions as a start to developing your own personal philosophy of nursing.
Make sure and use the assignment rubric to guide your work.
- Provides clear comprehensive discussion of each element.
- APA citations have no errors, or minimal (italics, etc.) error noted.
Personal Philosophy of Nursing
Purpose: To write a beginning philosophy of nursing that reflects your beliefs and values.
Please be thoughtful and thorough as you complete this assignment. Each section should have at least 3-4 complete sentences.
|Write your personal philosophy of nursing in the spaces provided below. The gray fields will expand as you type.|
|1.I chose nursing as my profession because nursing is ________________________.|
|2.I believe that the core of nursing is _________________________________.|
|3.I believe that the focus of nursing is ___________________________.|
|4.My vision for myself as a nurse is that I will ______________________________.|
|To live out my philosophy of nursing, every day I must remember this about:|
|1.My patients: ______________________________.|
|2.My patients’ families: _________________________________.|
|3.My fellow health care professionals: _________________________.|
|4.My own health: ___________________________________.|
(Black, 2014, p. 263).
Black, B. P. (2013). Professional nursing, concepts and challenges (7th ed.). Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 9781455702701
Hood, L. J. (2014). Leddy & Pepper’s conceptual bases of professional nursing (8th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolter’s Kluwer.