Nursing Career Research Paper

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My career choice is becoming a Register Nurse. I have been working in the medical field for 28 years. I experienced many levels of nursing and decided it’s what I want to become. Registered Nurses provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about different health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their families. I will explain my experiences and the outlook of being a Registered Nurse.
My first job working in the medical field was working a Nursing home with Alzheimer residents. Because I was just being trained in how to care for them, I did not understand the disease. As the years went by, the disease had grown rapidly among the elderly. I became curious about the disease of how Alzheimer
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Some conversation makes you think twice about becoming a nurse, but I’m not going to get discouraged. Nursing is not for everybody. You have to have passion, heart and patients. In this day and time nursing has changed so much from the care of patients to the attitude that I see all the time. In my interviews, nurses all wish they would have gotten into something else different, because its among the top ten of the highest paid jobs and easy to get into, they need to care for their families. Nursing has become more of a convenience rather than having the attitude in taking care of people. I have seen young ladies come out of nursing school and come to the hospital work on the floor and it is too much so they quit. I remember way back when nursing was a well respected field to get into. Nurses really care about the welfare of their patients. They wore white uniforms that represent cleanliness and purity. Now being a nurse sometimes means being disrespected by patients and family members. In my interviews I got nothing but disappointments about being a nurse. I knew for a long time this is what I wanted to do. With all the problems I see in the hospital, I would like to be the one to
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