1. Address what your philosophy of nursing (beliefs about the meta-paradigm: person, environment, health, and nursing)is, and identifying the philosophical influences.

2. Describe how those philosophical foundations influence your nursing practice and provide two specific examples.

3. Discuss how positivism and post-positivism influence the different approaches (qualitative and quantitative) to nursing science (research methods) and nursing practice.

**Please note that references must be 5 years old or less and peer-reviewed articles. No URL link please. Need to be scholarly articles.

**Paper must be written in APA 6th edition format please. This is a doctoral level course, writings must reflect such level.