1. What aspects of empowerment do you think are most important in nursing practice settings? Which are the most challenging? Support your perspective.
2. Illustrate your vision of nursing and develop strategies for making nursing’s self-vision better known to others. Implement one strategy.
1. Talk with both retired and practicing nurses about ethical imperatives that guide (or guided) their nursing practice. Identify mind-set and metaphors reflective of these imperatives.
2. Where in your life do you feel most personally empowered? Discuss the circumstances surrounding your feelings of empowerment with other students.