Nursing philosophy APA format ,word ,6-7 pages ,references

This written assignment will allow you to reflect on your beliefs about nursing. Writing your philosophy of nursing will reveal your professional and personal growth over time as you compare previous versions of your philosophy.

Think about the following before you start writing your paper.

You have learned about various theoretical works in nursing including Nightingale’s Environmental Theory, and Jean Watson Philosophy and Science of Caring, Orem’s Self-Care Deficit Theory of Nursing among others. Which nursing theory most closely matches your beliefs? Why are philosophies of nursing, conceptual models, grand theories, and middle-range theories important to nursing? Why did you choose nursing as your profession? What do you believe is the core of nursing? What is the focus of nursing? To live out your philosophy, what should you keep in mind about your patients, families, environment?

Instructions:

This paper reflects your own values and world view, therefore there are no right or wrong answers.

Paper must be written in APA style.

Paper should be between 5-7 pages excluding cover page and references.

Address the following topics in your paper

  • Your educational and professional background, reasons for returning to school, current practice specialty, and professional goals.
  • Individuals who have influenced your views about nursing
  • Your philosophy of nursing
  • Nursing metaparadigm: your definition of nursing, human beings, the environment, and health
  • Your beliefs: Is healthcare a right or privilege? What are the roles of the nurse? What are your thoughts about nursing education?
  • Trends and current issues affecting nursing
  • Where is nursing going? What can you do to advance nursing?

Rubric

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CriteriaRatingsPts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIntroduction

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Oustanding

10.0 pts

Acceptable

6.0 pts

Unacceptable

0.0 pts

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePersonal philosophy of nursing, nursing metaparadigm (nursing, human being, environment, health)

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Outstanding

20.0 pts

Acceptable

6.0 pts

Unacceptable

0.0 pts

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeTrends affecting nursing

Outstanding

20.0 pts

Acceptable

10.0 pts

Unacceptable

0.0 pts

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeYour beliefs: is healthcare a right or privilege? roles of the nurse? education?

Outstanding

20.0 pts

Acceptable

10.0 pts

Unacceptable

0.0 pts

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeFuture of nursing

Outstanding

20.0 pts

Acceptable

10.0 pts

Unacceptable

0.0 pts

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA, grammar, spelling, and punctuation

Outstanding

5.0 pts

Acceptable

3.0 pts

Unacceptable

0.0 pts

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLogical presentation of ideas

Outstanding

5.0 pts

Acceptable

3.0 pts

Unacceptable

0.0 pts

5.0 pts

Total Points: 100.0

 

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