"Nursing" a Profession
By: Crisly Barcega
I know I will scrape through in being a nurse. When I was looking into career options, nursing attracted my attention for a variety of reasons. You could go anywhere, work with adults, children, in public health, prisons, physicians offices, schools, factories, and were only limited by your level of education, I found that nursing could be what ever I would want to make it. People need nurses in all aspects of life and if I were to ever feel "expended out" in one area, I could educate myself in a variety of ways to expand into another. Or if I needed to move to another state, I could transfer and easily find my niche there. The sensation that you feel when you know you have accomplished your goal to aid an individual is priceless
Also, nursing is a respected profession. People not only need nurses, they look up to them for support and direction. I think this is the best career move I would ever make. Being a nurse is not just an occupation; it's more like a commitment to the profession of nursing. Nursing is a profession filled with challenges starting with an intense preparatory education program, which leads to physically strenuous work schedules and mentally demanding clinical decision-making.
The potential is endless in this field, from specialty areas to general population, and from newborns through geriatrics. Nursing is probably the most personally rewarding job there is. For the people I will care for, I will see myself making a difference, whether it is bringing physical, emotional, or spiritual comfort. Knowing the fact that you can help or offer your help without hesitations is very encouraging.
Nursing is not just a respected profession, for me it is also my way to a successful future. It is my path into establishing a stable financial brace for my descendants, and most of all to prove to my dad that I can be successful in every aspect in my life without his aid.
I will and I can succeed in...
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