Personal Philosophy of Nursing
In a Microsoft Word document of 5-6 pages formatted in APA style, describe your personal approach to professional nursing practice. Be sure to address each one of the following criteria:
- Which philosophy/conceptual framework/theory/middle-range theory describes nursing in the way you think about it?
- Discuss how you could utilize the philosophy/conceptual framework/theory/middle-range theory to organize your thoughts for critical thinking and decision making in nursing practice.
- Formulate and discuss your personal definition of nursing, person, health, and environment.
- Discuss a minimum of two beliefs and/or values about nursing that guide your own practice.
- Analyze your communication style using one of the tools presented in the course.
- Discuss the strengths and weaknesses associated with your style of communication.
- Impact of your communication style on your ability to collaborate as part of an interdisciplinary team.
On a separate references page, cite all sources using APA format. Helpful APA guides and resources are available
The American Psychological Association website also provides detailed guidance on formatting, citations, and references at APA Style.
• APA Citation Helper
• APA Citations Quick Sheet
• APA-Style Formatting Guidelines for a Written Essay
• Basic Essay Template
Please note that the title and reference pages should not be included in the total page count of your paper.