Week 1 discussion: the culture of nursing

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Step 1: Answer the following prompts:

  • There is a “provider culture” that includes the common values, beliefs, and expectations of providers in the health care system. How would you describe the culture of nursing?
  • In what ways might nurses project this culture onto their patients and clients?
  • How might the culture of nursing conflict with the values and beliefs of patients? Please provide an example from your own practice.