Tymitha's Nursing Philosophy: Transition To Professional Nursing

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Running head: TYMITHA’S NURSING PHILOSOPHY Tymitha’s Nursing Philosophy Submitted by Tymitha Barnes, RN In partial fulfillment of the requirements of Transition to Professional Nursing N3645 Jeanean Boyd, MSN, RN July 13, 2014 Tymitha’s Nursing Philosophy The daily role of a nurse is a very complex one. As a registered nurse, I impact many lives. Therefore, my nursing philosophy is critical as I interact with my patients, their family members, and other medical professionals in providing quality healthcare at all times. My personal nursing philosophy has been greatly influenced by the environment in which I was raised. Excellent morals and beliefs were instilled in me at an early age by my grandparents and mother.…show more content…
I believe that providing the best possible care for each patient should be the primary concern of nursing. In doing so, the environment is crucial in the meeting the needs of the patient. Central concepts of nursing are “person, environment, health, and nursing” ( Masters, 2014, p.48).Careful consideration must be given in educating the patient about the illness. In early years, the responsibility fell upon the physician. In recent years, the responsibility has been transferred to the nurse to manage the patient’s environment in order to promote the patient’s recovery. Every patient deserves to be treated with respect and dignity no matter what their social or political standing may…show more content…
I further believe that my patients should be informed about their illness regardless of what the condition or injury is. The patient should be provided with proper patient education about the illness that includes how to take care for the illness – its process, medications, and how to manage their daily life. The success of the patient’s recovery process could very well depend on the knowledge received. Patient teaching can be the key to teaching patients how to live a long productive

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