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Keywords

code of ethics, continuing education, Nightingale Pledge, nursing, personal growth, professionalism, quality indicators

 

Authors

  1. Mosher, Ruth

Abstract

ABSTRACT: The call of the nurse is to promote, protect, and support health in all areas of life. Christian nurses are further called to imitate Jesus Christ. Yet, complacency is a common attitude among nurses. With new national standards of collecting and publicly reporting patient perceptions of care, positive nursing attitudes and excellent care are imperative to successful outcomes. What does it mean to seek professional excellence?