Since then, I have cared for broken men and women in various recovery homes within our Church – Victory Outreach International, home and abroad providing Counseling and health aid to many. It has become vivid after two years of working as a Combat Medic/ Emergency Technician within the Military (Army National Guard), that my calling is to love, nurture, and care for others. In order to develop myself to full potential, Coppin State University in its prestigious Accelerated Nursing program will pave the way for me to realize this goal. Considering my experience in emergency care, and medication knowledge pursuing BSN in Nursing will mold me into a well-rounded health care professional to the community, military and myself. My overall knowledge will be expanded through the professional experience gained from the tract record of Coppin State university school of Nursing.
I will also discuss how a successful integration of these concepts in my nursing career has given me the foundation for advanced practice nursing. At the age of eighteen, the tension at home was unbearable with my step mother and I moved out seeking independence and a career in nursing. The two tools I had were motivation and intelligence. By this time, I was determined to become a nurse and advance my career, no matter how long the journey takes. After careful consideration, I chose a ladder approach beca... ... middle of paper ... ...y the concept of motivation, excellence performance and knowledge.
“The work Nightingale performed led to dramatic changes in the Army hospitals and sparked an overwhelming interest in the field of nursing” (Bradford). Nursing developed in order to help people in need when their health was bad and to assist doctors in caring for their patients. In order to become a registered nurse, you must first receive the proper certification and schooling. There are certain educational requirements you must meet after high school before being accepted into a nursing program. One of these requirements is you must graduate high school and get a diploma while maintaining no lower than a C average.
This is mainly because most nursing jobs prefer nurses who already have experience in the job. Field Memorial Community Hospital, Catching’s Clinic, and Wilkinson County Senior Care are local Registered Nursing Jobs in my area. Registered Nursing helps to benefit the community by helping patients improve their health. Registered Nursing will always thrive in the medical field because of the aging times. Elderly people tend to need medical attention and people to care for them.
Jill Curren (2007), a nurse practitioner, points out that this meant that they needed highly certified healthcare professionals that could do the job of a physician, but these healthcare professionals had to be educated in half the time that it took to become a physician (p. 404). Physicians working at Duke University began to notice a pattern among combat medics. A lot of the medics and doctors that had served in Vietnam had little or no medical training, and most of their medical training occurred while on the job. Therefore, the PA program was born with its roots stemming from the military. “They started the first PA education program, training these medics similarly to the way phy... ... middle of paper ... ...rained for specialty practices.
During my stay in the hospital, my personal experience being a patient taught me how important it was to continue my nursing education. It is important for me to be an advocate, competent, and trustworthy individual to patients and families. Working in different areas of healthcare helped me to build a foundation and transition into the nursing field. While attending nursing school, I was employed as a Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, and Nursing Assistant until graduating from nursing school. In 2007, I thought my days of attending school to become a Licensed Practical Nurse was completed.
The eradication of this illness is the responsibility of every citizen and does not simply rest with the physician. Many are preparing to proclaim an end to this devastating illness which has already claimed the lives of millions world-wide, and has forced many Los Angeles residents to isolate themselves. The disease was known in the battlefields in which it originated as "three-day fever,". Since then the name stuck. It can attack in an instance without warning, and leave those it infects dead in less than a week.
As first year nursing students, it’s important that we find out what truly defines our profession. In order to do this we need to evaluate the different perspectives that surround nursing, which means I need to reflect on the definitions from my interview, my own developing view, and the readings and discussions we had in class. In order to examine these various perspectives, I was given the opportunity to interview a current nurse. This interview allowed me to form my own view, and to evaluate what I’ve learned about nursing in a classroom and compare and contrast it to a clinical setting. I was fortunate to have a nurse in my family, who was willing to share her experiences as a nurse with me.
Our role as nursing leaders is to place a high priority on our commitment to educating ourselves, while improving the lives of patients through collaborative and transformational nursing leadership. I have chosen to pursue the Doctorate of Nursing Practice to transform and revolutionize best practice outcomes. While exploring program types, I considered the PhD, however this degree placed an emphasis on academics and research. My final decision was centered on how to affect change in nursing practice at the bedside. The decision to apply to Yale was based on the time-tested, world-class faculty and scholars available to the DNP student.
Philosophy: Getting Personal I could begin by saying that I choose nursing to help people, but then I would be following behind the other million people who say they chose nursing for the same reason. Even though I want to help people, I chose nursing because I wanted to inspire, to teach, to learn, and to make an impact on my patients, their families and also in society. I will not say nursing was always my first choice, but I ultimately choose nursing because nurses not only care, but they also volunteer despite their busy schedules, are constantly learning, and are always giving back to the community. The cliché for choosing a career in health care is a need to help people, but I wanted to do so much more than just help people. I want to make an impact on someone’s life.