Personal Nursing Philosophy

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Each and every nurse has their own thoughts and feelings about how the nursing profession should perform their duties. Many theories have also been presented for how the nursing profession should practice. There is no right or wrong answer. Sometimes a combination of thoughts and/or theories provide the best approach for the nurse. As a nurse begins her career and continues to practice, she will develop her own views and a personal philosophy to follow.
Throughout my 16 years of nursing practice, I have developed a simple yet important personal philosophy that I follow. My personal philosophy is: First and foremost, the patient comes first. I am very much a nurse advocate for my patient and believe that every nurse should be one. The patient

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