Reflection Assignment 1: Meeting Essential IX
This week, reflect up your personal nursing philosophy as it has evolved over the course of your RN-BSN program at West Coast University. Identify specific theorists you feel you most identify with. How does your personal nursing philosophy, and the work you completed in your program support evidence of meeting the following?
Essential IX: Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice
Outcome #18: Develop an awareness of patients’ as well as healthcare professionals’ spiritual beliefs and values and how those beliefs and values impact health care.
Review your past academic work, evaluate your effectiveness at meeting this program essential, and ponder the impact that this proficiency will have on your future.
Identify how you met the essential by referring to the assignment(s) specifically in your response. Additionally, reflect upon and make connections between your academic experience and real-world applications.
Your reflection should be 2 pages and APA formatted. Reference and cite any sources you use.
The writer clearly and effectively responds to the assignment. The writer thoughtfully and eloquently evaluates his/her effectiveness at meeting the program essential(s), and ponders the future as it relates to this accomplishment. The writer makes clear and meaningful connections between academics and real-world applications. The student is aptly able to describe growth and development in becoming a professional nurse.
There is one clear, well- focused topic. Main ideas are clear and are well supported by detailed and accurate information. The student showcases relevant assignment(s) and course work that support the essentials and outcomes indicated. The student directly references relevant assignments/ course work in his/her reflection.
The introduction is engaging, states the main topic, and provides an overview of the paper. Information is relevant and presented in a logical order. The conclusion is strong and definitive. Reflection has a logical progression of thought and information.
The assignment consistently follows current APA format and is free from errors in formatting, citations, and references. No grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors. All sources are cited and referenced correctly.