Nurses are the heart and soul of the healthcare system. So, it is very important to find out the factors that hinder in their field of care. Improving the physical environment in which nurses and other caregivers work, can improve both nurse and patient
It is worth noting that effective and positive practice depends on the intercommunion between patient, environment and manager. The profession of nursing is some kind of art and nursing philosophy is the core of the success of this profession. My personal philosophy includes the values and principles of the sphere of caring and based on responsibility to society for patient care, which must be holistic, caring and focused on the patient. The holistic approach is principal as it represents peace and healing by respecting all person’s values and beliefs. Nurses should be aware that patients are people who need special care and treatment.
The objective of this paper is to discuss the importance of confidentiality and describe its significance as an ethical principle during providing nursing care for individuals in the clinical setting. As said by Curtis and Benjamin (2010) nursing ethics is the moral behaviors, principles and values that direct the nursing actions and responsibilities in
Disciplines is a unique body of knowledge, a unique perspective or way of viewing something. It defined the boundaries in which we practice. Nurses has to be educationally prepared to base their practice on complex nursing knowledge distinct to the discipline. Nursing as a discipline has interrelated relationships between knowledge, research and nursing practice. I will be discussing more about theses relationships, as these helps to advance the discipline of nursing.
Nursing should be distinguished by its philosophy of care particularly its approach to the well-being of clients is ultimately the end purpose of nursing. Philosophy of nursing states our thoughts on what we believe to be true about the nature of the profession of nursing and provide a basis for nursing activities. 1.1. PERSONAL CONCEPT A philosophy is a statement of beliefs that include one’s behaviour and in this case, influence the practice of nursing. Philosophy is a science that comprises of logic, ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics and theory of knowledge.
The image of nursing has changed from time to time (Jacobs-Summers & Jacobs-Summers, 2011). Previously, nurses were stereotype viewed as a physician 's handmaiden and dependent on the physician direction (Santry, Ford, Stephenson, Merrifield, & Summers, 2010). Now, nursing has already recognized as one of the professions that play a crucial part within the healthcare sector. The World Health Organization, (2013) defined nursing as a profession that encompasses autonomous and collaborative care of individuals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well and in all settings. It includes the promotion of health, the prevention of illness, and the care of ill, disabled and dying people.
Imogene King created a systems approach to help the nurse-patient relationship and further created the goal attainment theory. Kings Conceptual System The systems theory is an interactive system that helps further the nurse-patient relationship. This approach is based on three systems. Included in the three systems is individual, interpersonal and social (“Goal attainment theory,” n.d). “King 's conceptual system will provide the structure needed for organizing ideas into meaningful wholes” (Smith & Parker, 2015).
She states the concepts of the theory of goal attainment: self, perception, communication, interaction, transaction, role, stress, growth and development, time, and space. Her journal goes into thorough details of her developed theory as well as how it is used in the nursing process, the influence and research that led her to this development as well as how critically important it is to establish a nurse-patient relationship. It is vital that the nurse recognizes the patient’s values in order to provide care for them in a way that will be most beneficial to
In my opinion, nursing is a respectable profession which focuses on the care of a whole person, including all their subsystems, to provide quality care. Some core values and belief that I believe I share with nurses include: honesty, kindness, patients, and a commitment to lifelong learning and I try my best to include these values into every decision I
Early nurse’s scientist embraces the traditional and experimental methods as the guide in nursing research (McEwen & Wills, 2014). On the other hand, the perceived view stressed the importance of lived experiences, learned reality and human interpretation. It stressed that there could not be one single truth. Phenomenology which is part of perceived view recognized the importance of individual experiences, values, and perspective (McEwen & Wills, 2014). It also recognized that each individual experience is unique.