Image of a Nurse


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Image of a Nurse
The picture of an ideal image of a nurse is at the core of Nightingale, Benner’s and Watson’s nursing theories. In an era where human values and decision making capabilities are decreasing the professional identity of the ideal image of a nurse is in a resurgence. The humanistic and instinctual caring value of a nurse in the daily practice of the profession provides rewards and gratification in a career that is more than just a job. Nightingale, Benner’s and Watson’s theories allow the nurse to practice the art of caring.
Nurses are encouraged to show and provide compassion in such a way that a patient’s suffering along with the families is experienced with dignity. In order to promote healing, suffering needs to be...
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