Nursing: My Philosophy As A Pediatric Nurse

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My philosophy as a nurse revolves around compassion and respect. As a nurse, one must respect an individual no matter what race, economic status, disability, sexual orientation, or religious belief the person has (American Nurses Association [ANA], n.d.). When one is able to respect others and truly care, the healing process begins. Not only does respect and compassion involve the patient but the family members is involved as well. Family members deserve to be comforted and cared for. As a pediatric nurse, I spend a great deal of time educating and advocating for my patients and family members.
As a nurse I must be an advocate daily. When I advocate, I am standing up for my patients and voicing their concerns and questions. Advocacy also involves
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