Each patient that I have taken care of has grown into my lifelong learning. For example, my Tapestry of Nursing paper for NURS 331 is a great representation of how I’ve been able to achieve the program outcomes of valuing lifelong learning. Both examples depict how my nursing education guided me to achieve my goals and gain knowledge that I can carry on throughout my nursing career. In NURS 331, I completed my Tapestry of Nursing paper and aesthetic art piece to represent the growth that I had as a nursing student. This artifact of valuing lifelong learning depicts how I learned how to advocate for my patient.
The personal qualities that will benefit me to accomplish an outstanding job in the nursing practice are my hard working skills. Determination is an additional quality that will enhance me in the nursing practice. In addition, caring for my patient when they are sick is another personal quality that will benefit me to do an outstanding job in the nursing practice. Throughout my education, I proved that I am a hard working student that will never give up. My ambition of becoming a nurse, pushed me even harder to reach my goal.
The BSN is the opportunity to increase the knowledge and understanding of the nursing career. “Nursing is a unique profession because of its synthesis of practice, multidimensional assessment/intervention, interpersonal communication, case management, and resource-linking on behalf of patients” (Jackson et al. 150). I love my work and as a registered nurse I feel totally complete, nevertheless, an advance education as the BSN program, will incorporate critical thinking expertise and leadership skills, required qualities in order to get a better position in the nursing
When I decide to become a nurse, in my heart, I knew that I was a compassionate person; however, I didn’t know I have a caring theory driving my life. After studying the Swanson’s Theory of Caring, the theory is consistent with my moral values, which highlight the overall definition of caring in nursing practice. This theory affirms that caring turns around five categories: knowing, being with, doing for, enabling, and maintaining belief (Potter & Perry; 2017). Once applied to nursing practice, each of these five categories can fuel the caregiver 's attitude and improve in general patient well-being. The first caring process of the Swanson’s Theory of Caring is 'knowing '.
They believe that the relationship between the patient and nurse is very important, as do I. In or... ... middle of paper ... ...from their patients. I believe our patients bring out the better in us and help us stop and realize the many amazing things in our lives. Nursing is an amazing career and I am beyond blessed and excited to go through this journey in my life to become a nurse! There is nothing I love more than doing my best to help people.
All the things that I have learned while in nursing school has taught me how to become a health advocate for others. If a loved one is sick, I will be able to better advocate for them about specific treatment options available. I am blessed to have gotten the opportunity to attend nursing school as it has taught me such valuable lessons that I will carry with me
I witnessed the quality care rendered to my sick grandmother by caring nurses in their angelic white uniform. My decision also originated from the relationships developed by helping others. After a few years in nursing, I realized that a nurse not only treats patients’ illnesses but also their quality of life. To me, nursing is providing a quality and holistic care to someone that is unable to do so by him/herself. There are times when I share personal moments with my patients while caring for them.
Throughout my life, people have commented on my caring nature and suggest nursing would be a perfect career for me. I agreed, as I enjoy caring for others whether they are a friend or a stranger. Therefore, nursing for individuals would bring joy to me. A final factor that influenced my decision is the understanding I will gain of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. The function of the human body has always interested me, as human life depends on it.
I am a licensed practice nurse who is compassionate, competent, and displays empathy for all my patients. My personal and professional experiences help me contribute to clients’ recovery and wellness which gives me a sense of pride that strengthens my commitment to this profession. I enjoy making people feel better and that is what drove me to this profession and is currently driving me to further my career in the nursing field. I am currently pursuing a degree as a registered nurse at Gwinnett Technical College. I believe this degree will help me to furthering my career, which will allow me to expand my passion to care for the sick and ill.