Instructions Submit a 6-8 page (including the title page, abstract, and references) paper discussing the values and philosophy of nursing, as well as nursing as a profession. The paper must be written in APA format. You will need to include the following: Philosophy of Nursing Define nursing and explore the basic aspects of the discipline. Summarize your philosophy of nursing. Self-concept What professional characteristics support self-concept? Identify strengths, fears, and weaknesses impacting nursing practice? How does self-concept impact a philosophy of nursing? Values Where do values originate? Who teaches values? Can values remain consistent in one’s current professional life? What values and beliefs collectively formulate a personal philosophy of nursing that informs and shapes practice behaviors? Give examples. How do personal values and beliefs affect decision-making processes? Use the ANA Code of Ethics and ICN Code to support the discussions. Culture In nursing practice, what does culturally diverse nursing care mean? How does ethnocentrism affect nursing practice? Nursing Model and Framework What nursing models/frameworks exist where you currently work, previously attended school, or did clinical rotations? What nursing model/framework supports your own personal philosophy of nursing? Provide 2-3 examples. Application into Practice How is a philosophy of nursing translated into practice? Can nursing practice maintain a patient-centered, ethically sensitive focus when working in a business concerned about bottom-line economics? Identify a trend that is influencing access or equity in the healthcare system.