write your own philosophy of nursing unique to your own current practice of nursing.
Writing a philosophy is time-consuming, and requires much self-introspection. It involves writing down your beliefs and values about nursing. Often you ask the questions: What is nursing? and Why do I practice nursing the way I do it now?
- Your Personal Philosophy must address the five (5) topics
- It must be your original work.
- It should be no more than four pages long, double spaced, and typed in a MS WORD file.
- It should adhere to APA style (includes introduction, body, conclusion) with correct grammar and spelling are expected.
Explain the key concepts of your philosophy/theory.
Describe the four (4) Metaparadigms of nursing as you view them and how they apply in your own practice area. (person, Health, environment and nursing)
Express how your philosophy could be applied to your present nursing practice, research, administration and/or education.
Elaborate on your philosophys strength and limitations.