TOPIC: Worldview and Nursing Process Personal Statement
Being able to articulate your personal worldview can help you formulate a personal philosophy of practice and enhance your influence on patients and the industry. In this assignment, you will have an opportunity to reflect on your current and future practice, and the ways worldview and nursing theory influence that practice.
Draft a 1,000-1,250 word paper in which you:
1. Describe your personal worldview, including the religious, spiritual, and cultural elements that you think most influence your personal philosophy of practice and attitude towards patient care.
2. Choose a specific nursing theory that is most in line with your personal philosophy of practice and approach to patient care and discuss the similarities. Explain how the nursing theory reinforces your approach to care.
3. Include in your explanation a specific example of a past or current practice and how your worldview and the nursing theory could assist you in resolving this issue.
4. Finally, explain how your worldview and the nursing theory will assist you in further developing your future practice.
You are required to cite five to 10 sources to complete this assignment. Sources must be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the assignment criteria and nursing content.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
Review Chapters 19 and 23 in Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession.
Review “The Living Tree of Nursing Theories,” by Tourville and Ingalls, from Nursing Forum (2003).
Review “Competencies Create Expert, Accountable Nurses Delivering Quality Care,” by Pirschel, from ONS Voice(2017).
Review “A Multidimensional Analysis of the Epistemic Origins of Nursing Theories, Models, and Frameworks,” by Beckstead and Beckstead, from International Journal of Nursing Studies (2006).