This week, reflect up your personal nursing philosophy as it has evolved over the course of your RN-BSN program at WCU. Identify specific theorists you feel you most identify with. How does your personal nursing philosophy, and the work you completed in your program support evidence of meeting the following?
Essential IX: Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice
- Outcome #18: Develop an awareness of patients as well as healthcare professionals’ spiritual beliefs and values and how those beliefs and values impact health care.
Review your past academic work, evaluate your effectiveness at meeting this program essential, and ponder the impact that this proficiency will have on your future.
Identify how you met the essential by referring to the assignment(s) specifically in your response. Additionally, reflect upon and make connections between your academic experience and real-world applications.
Recommended: Refer back to work you completed for NURS 500 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice and LDR 432 Principles of Leadership for Healthcare Organizations, as well as other courses to gather academic examples and evidence of having met this essential.
Your reflection should be 1-1/2 to 2 pages and in APA Style. Reference and cite any sources you use.