My Personal Philosophy Of Nursing Essay

1155 Words Apr 20th, 2016 5 Pages
My Personal Philosophy of Nursing
Miesha Rawls
University of Texas Arlington

Abstract: This paper explores the personal nursing philosophy I like to use as a Registered Nurse. My personal philosophy of nursing incorporates compassion and caring for the wellbeing of another individual as if it was someone in your own family. In this paper I will include historical, ethical, and political factors influencing the nursing profession. As well as why I wanted to become a nurse. My goal is for the patient is to always be satisfied by the care that they have received by the healthcare team.

Choice of Nursing
I have always wanted to become a nurse ever since I was a little girl. When I was younger my dad was really sick, he was in and out of the hospitals for many years. This lead to my compassion to care for the sick. It compels me to see patients come in sick and leave the hospital feeling so much better. My personal philosophy of nursing incorporates compassion and caring for the wellbeing of another individual as if it was someone in my own family. To become a nurse, it takes much more than just passing medications and giving report. Being a nurse takes passion, understanding, patience, and a loving heart all wrapped in one package. According to Watson’s theory, “Nursing is concerned with promoting health, preventing illness, caring for the sick, and restoring health.” It focuses on health promotion, as well as treating diseases(Wayne,2005).…

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