Philosophy of Nursing Essay

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My Personal Philosophy of Nursing “Nursing exhibits a high level of congruence between personal and professional values demonstrated a high degree of internalization of its espoused values as expressed in national codes of practice; as such, the profession seems ideally suited to principle-centered leadership practices” (Clarkson, 2011). I liked this quote because it speaks highly of the nursing profession. I believe that nursing is such an awarding career. As a nurse, not only I have a career, but I do the work that makes me happy. And at the end of the day, in helping and caring for my patients and make a difference in their lives, I could not be happier. Another philosophy that is very close to my heart, I believe that the health of a person is not only physically, but mentally as well. I believe in caring for the patients in a way so as to bring about a transpersonal caring relationship between the patient and the nurse and the caring occasion/caring moment. I believe in this philosophy since it describes the various health and caring related issues and problems in a very different light. I believe that it’s important to provide a patient with the right kind of atmosphere and environment that is conducive to his/her recovery. It is important to keep the room of the patient a place where he/she feels the soothing and healing effects from the environment. I also believe that it is important for the nurses to understand their own selves so that they are able to better treat their patients. I believe that spirituality holds a very significant role in the profession of nursing. In fact, the care of the soul is the most powerful aspect of the art of caring in nursing. I chose to be a nurse I like to help people, ever since I was a little girl, I have always seeking out to help others. Then my father was diagnosed with cancer fifteen years ago, he passed

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