Health Policies And The Health Policy

883 WordsJul 6, 20164 Pages
Health Policy Values According to World Health Organization (WHO, 2015), “Health policy refers to decisions, plans, and actions that are undertaken to achieve specific health care goals within a society” (p.1). Nursing can make a change in the health policy. This writer believes nursing is the most trusted professions and also upholds the uppermost values of morality and ethical principle. One of the journalists Deepak Chopra said, “Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology, but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention” (Chopra, D., and n.d.). Nursing Values, Personal Values and Spiritual Belief “To be accountable, nurses follow a code of ethical conduct that includes moral principles such as fidelity, loyalty, veracity, beneficence, and respect for the dignity, worth, and self-determination of patients, as well as adhering to the scope and standards of nursing practice” (ANA, 2015, p. 15). Nursing profession is entirely about taking care of patients, and families with integrity, and dignity. This writer is a believer of God, following the teachings of God and truthfully practicing it with life in daily activities. As a nurse, this writer believes in honesty trust, respect, compassion, love, commitment, empowerment, and cooperation. While
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