To give you a little bit about myself, I live in Miami Florida. I obviously do not practice nursing yet, but I will be graduating soon and hope to work for Baptist (I guess we are supposed to pretend like if we are already working).
The essay is to be typewritten and double-spaced (1,000 words) and should include the following:
1. Introduction that includes who you are and where you practice nursing
2. Definition of nursing
3. Assumptions or underlying beliefs
4. Definitions and examples of the major domains of nursing
5. Summary that includes answers to the following questions: a. How are the domains connected? b. What is your vision of nursing for the future? c. What are the challenges that you will face as a nurse? d. What are your goals for professional development?
Grading Criteria for the Philosophy of Nursing Essay:
Definition of nursing 20%
Assumptions or underlying beliefs 20%
Definitions of major domains of nursing 25%
Organization, focus, grammar, spelling,
punctuation, and usage (writing rubric) 10%