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
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.
Complete the “APA Writing Checklist” to ensure that your paper adheres to APA style and formatting criteria
and general guidelines for academic writing. Include the completed checklist as an appendix at the end of your
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar
with the expectations for successful completion.