My Vision for Nursing is to Benefit My Patients

638 WordsJan 31, 20183 Pages
Every individual is uniquely created and serve a distinct purpose in life as they have been made in the image of God an deserve to be treated as such without regard to their mental, physical, or social status and regardless of what actions they choose to take. This philosophy and my personal faith drives my work as a nurse. It was on a medical mission trip when I was ten that I first saw what caring for people and their medical needs looks like; since I have a longing desire to care for those in need, and I feel this ultimately led me to the career choice of nursing. I feel most fulfilled when I am serving and caring for others, and my personal nursing attitude is one that is centered on compassion and service. My approaches to caring include compassion, grace, service, presence, love, empowerment, partnership, justice and advocacy. I believe that an effective nurse thinks critically, communicates effectively, feels deeply, interacts meaningfully, assumes responsibility, acts morally, approaches clients within a partnering framework, understands that people’s needs vary with developmental stage and cultural background, and views people holistically, recognizing that health encompasses both wellness and illness. I believe that I believe the nature of nursing is rooted in commitment to public service and the undeniable desire to help those in need. Nursing is more than treating an illness; rather it is focused on delivering quality patient care that is individualized to
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