Values And Beliefs Of Professional Nurses

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Nursing philosophy is a “set of values and beliefs that guides the actions of the organization and thus serves as the basis of all planning’ (Cherry & Jacob, 2014, p. 294). As professional nurses, it is up to each individual to determine their own values and beliefs of how they would like to or do provide care and compare this against the organization of which one chooses to work (Cherry & Jacob, 2014). Once an organization is found that coincides with a nurse’s own values, it makes it easier to work within the organization as a team. The nurse knows what is expected of them and the type of care that should be provided to the patient. This is why it is asked of Magnet hospitals to make their philosophy known to the employees. Not only does
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