My goal has always been to become a nurse, and I feel I should complete this because I know I can. I want to learn and be effective at my job. I want to utilize my skills and knowledge. I want to grow and be as helpful in life as I can. Also, I want to help those that need help, to make them feel better.
From a young age, I was drawn to the healthcare field, not because the amount of money doctors, nurses and other health professionals made, but because of the dedication and contentment I saw on their faces helping someone in need. Growing up everyone wanted to become a doctor or a nurse and as a little child being a doctor or a nurse was a profession many parents wanted their child to pursue as a career. Needless to say, I fell into that category because I had high hopes that one day I will become a nurse. However, that dream came to a halt. Spring 2015, my first year of nursing school was a life changing event for me, I didn’t succeed as I anticipated.
All of my interests have been merged into one magical puzzle through Public Health. Public Health also has a strong emphasis on behavioral and social factors. My International background, cultural competency, multilingual abilities, and academic aptitude will aid me in successfully completing the Graduate program of Public Health. I am confident that this program will provide me with necessary tools and education to successfully execute and construct policies that would benefit both local and international communities. Through my Medical Scribe experiences, EMT work, Undergraduate coursework, helped me gain in depth knowledge and different perspectives into the health care industry.
Not only do I have a passion for t... ... middle of paper ... ...esson in nursing. Being kind now while I am still in high school is my first step into the healthcare profession. Practicing this now will make a difference for someone and I will be a better person for it later in my life. My extracurricular and academic activities have helped mold me into a person with character and good qualities. These qualities--respect, humility, kindness, ambition, appreciation for diversity and collaboration, and courage--have not come without valuable failures and lessons.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice will provide me with skills and knowledge needed to participate, support research and knowledge development, to improve the effectiveness of nursing practice, policies and programs. What life experiences led me to pursue a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree? Having been born and raised in a third world country, I can say with certainty that I have experienced the ravaging effect of poverty and lack of health care providers. I still ... ... middle of paper ... ...proach to me represents the best because it maximizes the beneficial outcome of nursing care. The curriculum, the flexibility, as well as the quality, and experiences of the faculties are primary reasons for applying and hopefully complete my studies at The College of St. Scholastica.
I must admit I was never a good student in high school and ... ... middle of paper ... ...knew that once I completed this program and received my license from the State Board of Pharmacy, it would open the doors to many more opportunities for me and my family. In conclusion, I realized that my future depended on what I was willing and able, to make of it. I had to make the decision to put my fears behind me and move forward with the opportunities that would be available to me after I earned a college degree. I want to work in a career field that I went to school for and earned a degree for, not to just work at an everyday job, being overworked, under paid and unappreciated. I look forward to the day of graduation when I can be an encouragement to others experiencing these same issues and an inspiration to my children.
From a young age, I was drawn to the healthcare field, not because of the amount of money doctors, nurses and other health professionals made, but because of the dedication and contentment I saw on their faces helping someone in need. Growing up everyone wanted to become a doctor or a nurse and as a little child being a doctor or a nurse was a profession many parents wanted their child to pursue as a career. Needless to say, I fell into that category because I wanted too. However, that dream came to a halt. Spring 2015 was a life changing event for me, I
I am so eager to learn, gain the experience, and be the advocate for my patients. I have learnt so must already and I know this is just the beginning. I want to make that difference in someone’s life. “Nursing has a disciplinary goal to contribute to the health of individuals and the overall health of society,” (McCurry, Revell & Roy, 2009). Continue to keep the line of communication open between the healthcare team, patient and family.
Therefore, a child can take advantage and fulfill whatever goals he/she chases after in life. Another aspect of parental involvement is a child’s emotional development. This results in parents spending time and sharing a positive relationship with a child. It’s the effort of building a person’s character and preventing him/her from being depressed or lacked of social skills. A survey article published in the Fact Sheet, done by Jennifer Baxter shows a high percentage of kids enjoyed spending time and telling daily stories for their parents (Baxter 102).
There are so many different directions nursing can take you. Seeing my grandmother who is critically ill has moved me even more to help the underserved population. It was then that I became interested in being a nurse. However, I want to work with people where I would make a bigger difference in their lives. Being a nurse is part of the medical profession and it can be rewarding both mentally and financially.