The Pros And Cons Of The Nursing Field

analytical Essay
1901 words
1901 words

The nursing field is a very population career amongst a diverse group of the population. The field has proven to be a very lucrative one as far as income and benefits. So many people want to become nurses, because of the benefits, respective, attention and career opportunities that nurses have access to. On the other side of the coin, along with the good there are several negative aspects in the nursing field and working environment. First of all, nursing is a very high pressure career. They have doctors, nursing managers, patients, parents and family to answer to. Nurses have to make sure that they are giving the patient the right amount of serum (metabolites). The pressure level really soars especially when there is a life and death …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains how the nursing field relates to both psychology and sociology.
  • Opines that psychology is important in the treatment plan and recovery of the patient. nurses have to evaluate patients' mental states and determine the most effective way to interact with them.
  • Analyzes how psychology can relate to nursing in the movie, ‘and the band played on’, which captured the aids epidemic to its fullest.
  • Analyzes how the movie 'and the band played on' showed how uncooperative a patient can be.
  • Analyzes how the movie 'and the band played on' has shown the political side of aids research.
  • Opines that the main purpose of being a nurse is to take care of the public's health when needed. patients or potential patients have to be made comfortable with the nurses and other medical staff.

The nursing student has to make lots of sacrifices in order to succeed. These programs are not only expensive at most private schools, but require lots of time in the lives of the students. All most people see is that white uniform, but there are a lot that go with it. One has to have heart to become a nurse. Some who have attempted to become nurses focus more on the income (financial) benefits aspects of that career instead of looking at the more important side which is the humanitarian side. Others cannot get passed the science requirements in order to get to the goal of becoming a nurse. In actuality, the nursing field was not a profession at all in the early 1800’s. The pioneers (Florence Nightingale, Harriet Tubman, Walt Whitman, etc…) of the nursing field were not trained as nurses at all. Nurses weren’t recognized as a profession. People only trusted doctors as keepers of their health. This paper intends to explain how the nursing field relates to both psychology and sociology. These relations can be shown through works and research conducted to incorporate new techniques into nursing practice making healthcare better for both the nursing professional and the

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