Nurses must prioritize and make decisions based on clinical judgment to provide the best outcomes. The nurse carries a heavy responsibility to provide safe, holistic, patient-centered care to every patient in his or her care. The four elements that make up a good nurse cannot be turned off. These qualities are a part of a nurse’s everyday personality. I chose the nursing profession because I have a desire to help and care for people.
Personal Beliefs and Values of Nursing My personal beliefs and values on the nursing profession are extremely significant to me and will help guide and support me through the duration of my career as a nurse. I chose nursing as my profession because I value helping those in need and caring for others. I also want to be a part of helping people improve themselves not only physically but mentally as well. My values as a nurse are based on displaying characteristics of compassion, empathy, respect, reliability, integrity, knowledge, and trustworthiness. Each of these qualities will help me provide safe, patient centered, nonbiased, competent care to each of my patients.
My personal philosophy of nursing is based on holistic care which includes the mental and physical health of a person. I believe examining the whole picture and variables that play into a patient’s health is necessary to successful outcomes as well as effective communication. I think of Peplau because her theory discusses interpersonal relations and I am a firm believer in developing a strong, therapeutic nurse-patient relationship. Without a strong nurse-patient relationship, patient’s may not have the trust they should, therefore will not learn the tools necessary to be able to care for themselves. I strive each day in practice to develop strong nurse-patient
As a student I know the importance of studying and completing school works in a timely manner. That is what helped in the past and I plan to continue doing it throughout the RN school. Obtaining my RN is an investment both intellectually as well as financially. Once I complete the course, I hope to have a broader knowledge in the field of nursing which I can use in the
Outcome 7 – Illustrates how the Nurse Incorporates Professional Values into Ethical Nursing Practice and Personal Accountability. Brenen Dapkiewicz NU 311 Fundamentals of Nursing Practicum Washburn University School of Nursing Knowledge Q1: Define patient centered care and discuss several ways you noticed the facility provided patient centered care. To me, patient centered care is the process of actively listening to, informing, and involving patients in their care. Patients who are involved in their care plan are more likely to stick with their care plan. Moreover, the patient knows him/herself best, if you create a plan that the patient knows they won’t be able to perform, then the plan would be useless.
The act of nursing helps people to achieve this goal comfortably and appropriately. Caring for a person through action, relationally, and improving health and is the ultimate role of a nurse. Conclusion Nursing plays an important role in maintaining the health of human beings. This role requires that a person be understanding of human beings individually and as a whole, the environment in which we survive, the meaning of health and how to maintain it, and how to be caring. These concepts have shaped my philosophy, which I will use as a guideline to practice nursing by, and as I advance my knowledge of nursing, I will be able to expand upon
Thomas, I agree with you, nursing would be almost impossible without nursing assistants. Throughout my nursing career, I have worked with several nursing assistants that are tremendous and a great asset to the nurse. I have also worked with a couple of nursing assistants that could take some advice and training from those tremendous nursing assistants. Having said that, my job as a nurse is dependent on the nursing assistant and we all should work together for what is best for the patient, for they are the ones who we are caring for and they should be of the utmost importance.
In fact, most new nurses who exhibit these traits perceive the needs of both the leader and other staff (Yoder- Wise, 2015). A followership role is one that demonstrates cooperative and collaborative behaviors all of which are needed in every medical setting (Yoder- Wise, 2015). Effective followership undertakes responsibility to comprehend what is acceptable and unacceptable by the organization (Yoder- Wise, 2015). Nurses who depict a combination of these traits allow for a competency-based environment that enables the organizations vision further creating a healthy institution (Yoder- Wise, 2015). Nurse followers abide by the rules of the institution, which results in quality nursing care.
They are the ones who protect their patients from anything that goes on. Nurses are very familiar with the policies and procedures based on what area they work in. Nurses always are seeking to find information and to look for opportunities to educate their patients about anything that pertains to the patient’s
Professional Reflection Due to the high relevance of FCC to pediatric nursing, Stollery Children's Hospital's mission and my personal interest, I decided to conduct some research and prepare myself to become a sufficient graduate nurse who can deliver compassionate, competent, individualized family-centered care to my patients. Some of the professional activities that I have implemented during the preceptorship include: (1) determined my weakness regarding FCC and developed a learning plan with series of learning activities in relation to that, (2) identified the implementation of FCC during the surgery and operative services pathway at the Stollery Children's Hospital by having an operation (OR) follow-through, and (3) connected with the