In this assignment, explore the history and characteristics of nursing professionalism. Is nursing a profession? According to your textbook (see Chapters 3 – 5 Professional nursing: Concepts and challenges), different criteria and behaviors characterize a profession. Examples include service/altruism, accountability, autonomy, specialized training and knowledge, research, competency, self-regulation, ethical conduct and a professional organization. In current nursing literature, what examples can you find that demonstrate these criteria in nursing practice? Present a case for the recognition of nursing as a profession.
Please answer every question listed in rubric see attachment.
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Bastable, S. B. (2017). Essentials of patient education.(2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Barlett Learning.
Duffy, J. R. (2013). Quality caring in nursing and health systems (2nded.). NewYork: Springer.