Philosophy

In: Philosophy and Psychology

Submitted By bmocrob69
Words 575
Pages 3
Running Head: PERSONAL NURSING PHILOSOPHY
1
Abstract
In this piece my personal philosophy of nursing is de
fined in my own terms, and by
the terms of my resources. These include text from my classes, online sources, and
personal opinion. This philosophy defines nursing to my personal standards, and
explains what being a nurse means to me. It will lay out how my
perception has
changed so far, and what I think it takes to be in the nursing field. This piece will
also define some key terms that are necessary in being a nurse, and understanding
the concept of the nursing career field. Lastly, it will outline my goal
s, and hopes for
myself personally and for nurses all around the world.
Key Words:
Health, Illness, Nursing, Nurse, Caring
, Knowledge
Running Head: PERSONAL NURSING PHILOSOPHY
1
Personal Nursing Philosophy
My philosophy of nursing is centered around three terms;
knowledge,
dedication, and caring. The three terms engulf what I truly believe to be the center
of the nursing field and all of its members. Not one of these is more important than
the other, and not one can function without the other. Knowledge is define
d as
Dz
Information and skills acquired through experience or education; the theoretical or
Webster Dictionary.
In my
belief,
knowledge is not only your skill set learned
but also
your conception of the
sk
ill and the meaning behind it. Skills are crucial in nursing to create a safe

Webster Dictionary.
Dedication is
needed to be a nurs

swaying from your professional job, and always thinking of the patient.
The
Merriam Webster Dictionary…...