1a. What is your understanding of the role of a professional nurse? 1b. And why have you chosen to pursue nursing as a career?
2 What personal experiences and activities have influenced you and have made you the type of person you are now?
3.Your peers, colleagues, patients and their families may not share the same ethnicity, culture or set of values as you. Describe a scenario that challenged your values, and explain how your response demonstrated cultural sensitivity, acceptance and respect.
4.Professional nurses are leaders at the bedside and critical thinking is an essential aspectof leadership. Give an example of a challenge in which you utilized critical thinking skills. “Critical thinking is the disciplined, intellectual process of applying skillful reasoning as a guide to belief or action” (Paul, Ennis & Norris, 1996).
5.he School of Nursing has an Honor Code. What is your understanding of an honor code and how will you uphold it?
6. Professional nurses take ownership and responsibility for their own education and practice. Describe how you will demonstrate responsibility and accountability as a student and future professional nurse.