Personal Nursing Philosophy Paper

The purpose of this paper is to define, describe, and explain your thoughts, beliefs, and feelings about the four concepts of the nursing metaparadigm and their interrelationship to one another as they guide your current practice as a nurse. These are your philosophical beliefs, so there are no right or wrong answers.

This paper should be no more than 5 pages, not including the title page or references.

Introduction

Points:5 (5.00%)

Identify the purpose of the paper

Influential Factors

Points:5 (5.00%)

Description of factors influencing the development of the personal nursing philosophy

Personal Thoughts

Points:25 (25.00%)

Definition, description, and explanation of personal thoughts, feelings, and beliefs about the concepts of the nursing metaparadigm: 1. Person/Client 2. Environment 3. Health 4. Nursing 5. Summarized interrelationship of the concepts

Nursing Theory

Points:25 (25.00%)

Identification and brief description of the nursing theory (theories) found to be the most compatible with the student’s personal philosophy

Compatibility of Personal Philosophy and Nursing Theory

Points:25 (25.00%)

Explanation, with documentation, that demonstrated compatibility of personal philosophy with the nursing theory (theories) identified previously according to: 1. Person/Client 2. Environment 3. Health 4. Nursing 5. Summarized interrelationship of concepts