Describe your values and beliefs about nursing
Paper 1 – Philosophy of Nursing
Describe your values and beliefs about nursing. You may use “I believe…” statements that include your:
· Definition of nursing. (10pts)
· Assumptions (beliefs) about the interrelationships among: (10pts)
o clients (Who are they?),
o health (What is it?),
o nursing (What is it?) and
o environment (Where is nursing practiced?).
· Beliefs about the profession of nursing. (10pts)
· Significance of collaboration with other health professionals. (10pts)
Nursing as a career. Demonstrate that you have given thought to your career and explain the rationale for your decision.
· Inspiration from the past. (Who or what?)
· Define professional goals.
· Identify roles and responsibilities to advance the profession of nursing.
· How you will provide safe, effective care?
· How your academic preparation will facilitate your positive contributions to the health care system?
· Spelling, grammar, sentence structure, neatness, organization