Philosophy of nursing

Philosophy of nursing

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.