Explain nursing as the protection, promotion, and optimization of health , prevention of illness and injury
“Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations” (ANA, 2014).
Standards of practice guide “nursing” to deliver safe, quality, evidence-based care.
Reflect on these highlighted words and discuss (based on your nursing practice) the significance of these elements to the following equation:
Positive outcome = safety, quality, evidence-based practice