1. Reflect on your own nursing history.
a. What were the reasons that you chose nursing as a career and “what is nursing” to you ( write a few sentences related to your own philosophy of what is nursing to you)?
b. How has the history of nursing affected your own nursing practice ( reflect on nursing history and reference historical events when you answer this question)?
2. Reflect on the changes in the nurse-client relationship that has been associated with new nursing roles and the use of new technological advances.
a. How does the nurse maintain a therapeutic relationship with the client as machines ( technology) take over some of nursing functions?
b. Based on the projected visions of tomorrow’s healthcare and nursing, what skills will be MOST important in the future of nursing education ( which skills need to be a priority in nursing schools of the future)? What are they and how should they be taught?