I was never really encouraged to attempt to make my dreams a reality. Until recently, the most support I had received was “good luck”. Worse yet, were those who were quick to point out reasons why they thought it would be too difficult -too expensive, too time-consuming, etc. I know now that the challenges are part of the reasons why I want to be a nurse. I want to face challenges on a regular basis and overcome them so that I can continue to learn and grow.
Nursing theories are concepts that define and guide nursing practice and nursing research. Guided by theories, nurses purposefully implement the nursing process systematically to deliver effective holistic nursing care efficiently. Nursing theories clarify and separate expert nursing profession from other profession that delivers care. It maintains the boundaries of the nursing profession. Nursing is a caring profession and caring endorses the profession and is central to nursing.
Hospitals are using more unlicensed assistive personnel to assist in patient care. This brings up an important part of delegation which consists of understanding all staff member’s job titles, roles, and ability to carry out tasks. The safety of patients is very important in providing the care they need and deserve. The registered nurse is considered to be a team leader in the process of delegation. The ultimate goal of nursing delegation is to provide the most efficient, effective, quality care in the time frame the nurse is given.
Nursing Presence: The Healing Power of Personality, Positivity, and Prayer Nancy Delmont, RN, BSN Western Governors University Nursing Presence: The Healing Power of Personality, Positivity, and Prayer Healthcare has evolved over the years from a focus on care of the physical body to a more holistic perspective of caring for the human experience. As the paradigms of healthcare change, so too must nursing practice. The nursing professional must be able to understand the guiding principles that have facilitated these changes and utilize theory and skills to personalize the care experience. The practice of nursing can promote an overall sense of well-being for the patient that no other profession can duplicate. Nurses are obligated to practice with integrity, safety and form therapeutic relationships with patients and families.
Nursing Theorist Grid Use grid below to complete the Week 4-Nursing Theorists assignment. Please see the “Nursing Theorists’ Grading Criteria” document, located on the Materials page of the student Web site. Theorist Selected: Florence Nightingale Description of Theory: Nightingales theory encourages that maintaining the environment can directly and indirectly restore a patient’s health. Nightingale’s theory is explained as the environment, patient and the nurse interact with one another. She believed that the environment can in-directly and directly effect a patients health and it has great benefit on the healing process when controlled and managed to patient recovery Her theory encouraged collaboration and cooperation as the focus of the nurse-patient relationship.
Nursing is a holistic, broad-based career that focuses on caring and promoting good health. I believe that nursing is scholarly practice which involves various aspects in order for individuals to reach their highest health status. In addition, nursing does not only stop at treating a single client but as I stated earlier it is a broad-based career, there for it reaches various aspects, such as family and communities. It is important to reach all the aspects of nursing to ensure the best practice that every individual deserves. Literature Review One of the aspects of nursing is the community and an individual’s family.
University of Phoenix Material Personal Philosophy of Nursing Worksheet This is a philosophy of nursing that reflects the beliefs and values of Mumtaz Flohr. Today’s date is 7/12/12. I chose nursing as my profession because nursing is an honorable field that provides me with flexible hours and allows me to explore my skills and experience in a variety of areas within the nursing field. I believe that the core of nursing is to provide the highest quality of care according to the specific needs of the patients, families, and community. All this is achievable by communication, professional growth, teamwork, quality improvement, educational advancement, research, and the maintenance of legal and ethical responsibilities.
I felt that would benefit me as I went to nursing school. I would have a hands on prospective that not everyone would have. Going through nursing school was difficult. I was divorced with two small children. But in the end, I appreciated what I had worked so hard for and completed.
The purpose of my mission statement is to express my caring nature, selflessness, and motivation, by taking good care of my patients. By continuing my education, I hope to gain the confidence needed to showcase my professional strengths, ability to handle stressful situations, use critical thinking skills, and to never lose sight of the reasons I became a nurse to begin with, to touch the lives of my patients on a daily basis. A. Functional Differences There are two main agencies that regulate and support the nursing industry. There are regulatory agencies, such as an each state’s Board of Nursing, and there are also professional organizations, such as the American Nurses Association. Both of these agencies play different roles in how the nursing profession is governed.
Personal Philosophy of Nursing La Tasha Adegboruwa University of Phoenix Professional Nursing Practice NUR/391 Elizabeth Rende April 12, 2010 Personal Philosophy of Nursing “Philosophy is defines as the study of the principles underlying conduct thought, and the nature of the universe. A simple explanation of philosophy is that it entails a search for meaning in a universe” (Chitty, & Black, 2007, p. 318). I chose nursing as my profession because I like to care for the ill. Taking care of the ill gives me great joy. I like to show my patients that I do care about them and I want to help them achieve their goal of being healthy.