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Running Head: Concept of Caring1Version 1NR 500 Week 2 Graded Assignment; Artistic Expression of Concept Caring (Version 1)Artistic Expression of Caring ConceptCaring is the central concept to nursing profession. It is influenced by the knowledge and skills of the nurses (CCN, lesson 2, 2017). It is important for nurses to be equipped with relevant knowledge and skills to be able to care their patients appropriately. A nurse should be able to carefor his or her patients and promote health for the maximum restoration of patient’s health and autonomy. Caring in nursing is communicative action. It is the respect all human life, circumscribing human experience in the form of verbal and nonverbal communication between two equal human being (Robinson Wolf & Nagle Bailey, 2016).Definition of CaringNursing as a profession, has a duty to educate, communicate, and provide resources to patients (Maroon, 2012).Patients perceive themselves as vulnerable being when a patient’s autonomy is being challenged due to an impairment of a person's physical or emotional state (Dobrowolska & Palese, 2016). This is when a patient desires care to enable him to restore his autonomy. Holistic nursing care is being educated and promoted to nursing students. Holistic care encompasses patients’ physical, emotional and spiritual care. Many traditional nursing programs focus on the physical and mental need of patients. Patients’ spiritual care needs are often
Concept of Caring 2overlooked. In my nursing experiences, I found emotional care is as important as physical care. Patients are well informed of their disease process and what to do what no to do with their physical conditionsby nurses and other healthcare providerswhile they are admitted in hospitals.Patient education is part of nurses’ role in promoting health and disease prevention. If patients’ spiritual needs are not met, patient education cannot be effective.According to Bosewell, Cannon & Miller (2013), students who embraced the idea of emotional wellbeing had positive effect on their nursing care. Nurse practitioners who care their patients’ holistic need often encourage them to provide more information about their living conditions and other perspective of their lives. It is perceived by patients that their providers being empathetic(Bentley, Stirling, Robinson& Minstrell, 2016).