Personal Philosophy of Nursing Essay

Personal Philosophy of Nursing Essay

The essay is to be typewritten and double-spaced (1,000 words) and should include the following:

  1. Introduction that includes who you are and where you practice nursing
  2. Definition of nursing
  3. Assumptions or underlying beliefs
  4. Definitions and examples of the major domains of nursing
  5.  A summary that includes answers to the following questions:

a. How are the domains connected?

b. What is your vision of nursing for the future?

c. What are the challenges that you will face as a nurse?

d. What are your goals for professional development?

Grading Criteria for the Philosophy of Nursing

Introduction                10%

Definition of nursing         20%

Assumptions or underlying beliefs     20%

Definitions of major domains of nursing     25%

Summary           10%

Organization, focus, grammar, spelling,

punctuation, and usage (writing rubric)        10% APA             5%

Total     100%