The Principles Of Nursing Practice

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This essay will discuss and reflect on one of the Principles of Nursing Practice and I will relate this to my practice experience. It will focus on Principle of Nursing Practice A: Dignity, humanity and equality and I will demonstrate knowledge of the Principle of Nursing Practice in my essay and investigate the professional, legal and ethical frameworks that guide nursing practice and discuss and link what I have experienced in practice to my chosen Principle. I have taken into account; The code of professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives, I have gained and maintained individuals’ right to privacy and confidentially regarding the patients name and trust details (Nursing and Midwifery Council 2015 p. 6). The Principles of Nursing Practice were introduced by the Royal college of Nursing (RCN) with the input from the Department of Health, the Nursing Midwifery Council, service users and user organisations. They indicate to the public what they should expect from nursing practice, no matter if they are a colleague, service user, or the relatives or carers of the service users. The Principles explain what makes up the safe and effective nursing care, and encounter the aspects of behaviour, attitude and approach that underlie good quality care. They are important to health professionals, in delivering safe care because they indicate how to follow the principles, to be able to assist you in reflecting on your practice and development as a
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