The purpose of this assignment is to make explicit to yourself (primarily) and the reader, your developing and evolving identity as a professional nurse, at this point in time. To do this you will write a personal story that is focused on your development and exemplifies your self-authorship of becoming a baccalaureate-prepared nurse. Use this assignment as a time for self-reflection as a practitioner in nursing and tell your story based on your socialization and professional development in nursing.
Criteria for the Philosophy and Vision for Nursing assignment:
I. Journey through your development of nursing ideals, and discuss prior notions and beliefs about nursing.
II. Looking through a new lens as a baccalaureate prepared nurse, write a personal statement that describes your philosophy and vision for nursing. This is an opportunity to craft a clear picture of your thinking with regard to your newly earned designation as a BS prepared RN:
This assignment is approximately 3-4 pages in length. Title page, 2-level headings, citations in text, and reference list must be in APA format.