Worldview and Nursing 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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to
become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the
Student Success Center.
NOTE: my current role is a Registered Nurse
Future role will be a Nurse educator