Provide a framework for your personal practice of nursing and reflect on why you chose nursing as a profession.
Week 2 Assignment Instructions: Personal Philosophy of Nursing Submit by 0800 Monday of Week 3. NOTE: You will create a new Word document for this Assignment instead of typing directly into this document. Overview: “Personal Philosophy of Nursing” In this week’s Assignment, you will draft a formal paper expressing your personal philosophy of nursing. In this paper, you will provide a framework for your personal practice of nursing and reflect on why you chose nursing as a profession. Your paper will define how you interact with patients, family members, other nurses, and other health care professionals. Since this is your first formal paper for the program, be sure to use the resources listed below to ensure you are using the proper formatting, scholarly language, and saving and submitting procedures as you write and submit your assignment. Resources ANA Code of Ethics, 2001* APA Module* http://isites.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=apa_exposed (This is also printable. Follow instructions in the tutorial.) ScholarlyWriting Tips* (*Available in the Resource section of this week) MSWord Help and How-To Word 2007 – http://office.microsoft.com/en- us/word/FX100649251033.aspx?CTT=96&Origin=CL100636481033 Word 2003 – http://office.microsoft.com/en- us/word/FX100649261033.aspx?CTT=96&Origin=CL100636481033 Review your course readings, lecture, and yourWeek 2 Resources before completing this week’s Assignment. Performance Objectives • Compose a personal philosophy of nursing. • Correlate historical, ethical, and/or political factors influencing professional nursing practice with what you believe the core of nursing is and should be. • Apply professional practice standards. • Use correct grammar, punctuation, and American Psychological Association (APA) format in writing professional papers.