Assignment description: Write a brief essay 1 – 2 pages (250-500 words) that articulates your philosophy of nursing, informs your practice, and describes your beliefs about your role as a nurse.
Use the following guide for writing a personal philosophy of nursing (adapted from Box 3-2 found on page 116 of your text) to describe how you operationalize your vision when working as a nurse. Use the first person “I” instead of “the writer”, reflect on personal views and include an introduction and conclusion.
Be sure to review the Personal Philosophy Grading rubric to guide your Essay.
a. Who are you?
b. In what setting do you practice nursing?
2. Define nursing
a. What is nursing?
b. Why does nursing exist?
c. Why do you practice nursing?
3. What are your assumptions and/or underlying beliefs about?
c. Other health care providers?
4. Define your ideas about the major domains/elements of nursing and provide examples about
a. How are the domains connected?
b. What is your vision of nursing for the future?
c. What are the challenges you face as a nurse?
d. What are your goals for professional development?
Paper will follow APA format with title page, headings and appropriate in text citations. Reference page properly documented as per APA format (Total 3-4 pages including the title page, 1-2 pages of the body, and reference page).