Nursing Professional Goals

explanatory Essay
1236 words
1236 words

Equality and fairness is very important to me as well as finding value or worth in others. By this, I mean to look at people as part of a team. Every person brings something unique to the table because everyone’s life and experiences are different, but not necessarily wrong or right. Each individual has a different aspect when looking at a situation. I also place importance at looking at issues from multiple aspects and try to do this as much as possible. I do like to have one clearly defined path but if that is not possible then I believe multiple paths can lead to the same predetermined goal. I like to look and the pros and cons and figure out what makes the most sense. One of my strengths is I always try to analyze information from …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that equality and fairness are very important to them as well as finding value or worth in others.
  • Explains that they are a good listener and read non-verbal cues, which can lead to wasting time and driving themselves crazy. their attention to detail is one of their strengths.
  • Describes how they participated with a christian group that held free medical clinics in mexico. the appreciation and joy these people expressed was priceless.
  • Opines that by earning their bsn, they hope to grow professionally and personally. they want to become an active participant in creating change in the nursing profession that results in improvements in healthcare.
  • Describes the educational and professional goals they would like to achieve while in the program, such as becoming efficient at writing papers, identifying when they write in passive voice, and improving their research skills.
  • Opines that they would like to become pccn or aahfn certified while enrolled in the bsn program and work in a critical care unit.
  • Explains that they plan to utilize the writing center, library, and/or internet in order to achieve their goals for becoming efficient at writing and understanding passive voice.
  • Explains that the path to becoming pccn or aahfn certified is dedicating time to learning and understanding the patient care necessary to pass the test. the second goal of working in the icu will happen once they possess good time management skills.
  • Opines that while the assignment was tedious and difficult at times, it was well worth it because it gave them clarity and re-ignited their passion.

It will allow me to gain more knowledge and understand different viewpoints about the nursing profession. This will also enhance my leadership skills and allow me to become more proficient in conflict resolution. I want to become an active participant in creating change in the nursing profession that results in improvements in healthcare. Developing these aspects will ensure employability and open the door to being a case manager or unit manager at the very least. My long-term goal is that completion of my BSN will allow me to obtain my MSN and become a Nurse Practitioner.
Educational and Professional Goals One of the educational goals I would like to achieve while in the program is to become efficient at writing papers. I would also like to be able to identify when I write in passive voice and to do so without having to spend a lot of time reviewing my work. Another educational goal I have is to improve my research skills since this is an important aspect of promoting change in nursing and will help improve my own nursing …show more content…

This will involve asking questions of other nurses on my unit who are certified. I will more than likely do a majority of studying for the test itself when I am on a break from ODU in winter, spring, or summer. My second goal of working in the ICU will happen once I possess good time management skills as a nurse and obtain specialty certification. Since I am a new nurse, my time management is continually improving especially since I seek out the advice of experienced nurses on my

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