Personal Philosophy of Nursing
1. Write a reflective essay describing your personal philosophy of nursing. Consider the following questions
• What is your personal philosophy of nursing?
• What does the profession of nursing mean to you?
• How did your view of nursing affect your decision to become a nurse?
• There are many facets of the nursing profession. What do you believe is the essence of nursing?
• In order to live out your philosophy as a nurse, how must you care for your patients and their families?
• Has your philosophy of nursing changed since you began working as a nurse?