It is critical to integrate all of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of nurses into a cohesive whole that transitions nurses from task completers to overall displays of compassion and caring.

Thinking of nursing as a job of caring and making a difference, as well as the work of giving medications on time, checking an X-ray to see if the doctor needs to be called, or taking an admission at 2:00 a.m. with a smile on our faces, reminds us of the totality of nursing work.


Write a reflection on this idea. Incorporate elements from this module’s objectives as well as what you’ve learned about leadership in this course. If you want, you can include personal experiences as well as professional opinions.