NR500NP Week 3: Person-Centred Care


This week’s topic focused on caring and reflective practice in contemporary nursing. In your initial response, provide a definition of what person-centred care means to you. Describe how you will apply principles holistic nursing, cultural humility, and self-reflection in your future role as a nurse practitioner.


In the recent past, the concept of person-centered care has gained an attraction in health care. I understand person-centered care as a practice that ensures that patients’ values, preferences, and considered in the provision of care while providing respectful care.  It is uncommon to find patients unsatisfied with the care that they receive. In this context, person-centered care enables the nurses to provide an opportunity for the patients to have their views on what is best for their care and priorities. As such, nurses need to be flexible enough to meet these needs of the patient effectively.

The concept of holistic nursing takes into account the nursing practice that treats the patients as a whole rather than treating the symptoms. Simply put, it involves consideration of the mind-body-spirit-emotion to patient care (Drury & Hunter, 2016)…..Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5