Nursing Philosophy

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Philosophy of nursing is an occupation consisting of professional individuals that exhibit and express compassion, respect, dignity and integrity to their patients and fellow coworkers. Nursing is not just a career, it is intertwined in the way we think, make decisions and prioritize values. As a nurse, it is important to me to provide the highest quality nursing care possible to achieve excellence in patient outcomes, while simultaneously, providing a respectful healing environment and work with other members of the care team to achieve positive patient outcomes. Health. Wellness is not an absolute conception, but exists in the framework of the health obstacles of the human being (Kearney-Nunnery, 2012). Health, a dynamic process,…show more content…
When patients are in our environment, it’s our obligation to provide safe quality care to promote safety being our top priority to our patients. We want our patients to feel safe at all times and have no fears while in our care. Nurses are responsible for knowing policies, procedures and protocols to ensure the safety of patients. We are also to maintain the privacy of our patients and to ensure Hippa regulations are not broken at any given time. It is our duty to provide safe adequate care at all times and to advocate for the patient. Nursing. Nursing is defined as treatment that is molded to the needs of the patient and delivered in a competent well organized and applicable way. Nursing refers to the operation of caring for the patient and assisting individuals in reaching their goals while also educating them the essentials of caring for themselves (Rebecca Lake, 2013). Nursing is about compassion and trying to understand human beings on all emotional, physical and scientific levels. We are the voice for our patient’s when unable to speak or unstable to make sound decisions. As nurses, we utilize therapeutic communication and intuition regarding the well-being of our patients. In conclusion nursing is just not a career, it is intertwined in the way we think, make decisions, and prioritize values. Nursing is a profession which uses evidence based practices yet displays a comprehensive understanding of human beings through health, person, environment, and

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