Key Themes

The documentary 5B highlights a number of important themes and concepts that will help new nurses to more fully understand their role as caregiver as well as the settings and systems in which they will practice. 

In the following section, each theme is introduced and followed by a Reflection exercise that can be used to engage students in a deeper conversation about role expectations and the practice of nursing. Related resources and recommended readings also are included to spark further study of the identified theme. Click here to access a more extensive Glossary of Terms.

Key themes include:

Allyship

Communication

Compassionate Care

Environment

Followership

Health Equity

Innovation
(problem solving)

Leadership

Moral Agency

Moral Courage

Person-Centered Care

Resilience

Respect

Self-Awareness

Self-Care

Trauma-Informed Care

Wellness