Certified Nurse Assistant Essay

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As a child , I honestly did not know what I wanted to be when I grew up. I was always taking care of others as a child, and felt the need to take care of the underdog. I grew up with such low self-esteem , and lacked confidence to become something great. I never felt like I was smart enough to go to college. I struggled with a fast food job as a Manager and knew it wasn’t for me. After I was married and had a child ; I knew I needed a better job to be able to provide for my family. I decided to become a Certified Nurse Assistant with the persuasion from my sister; it was one of the hardest jobs ever, but so rewarding! I knew then and there I wanted to become a Nurse. I was hooked, I loved taking care of people and I felt the need and the pull to help others. I knew God had set the path for me, I just needed to follow it. “Flee also youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart” 2 Timothy 22. I worked my way from a Nursing Assistant to a LPN and quickly realized I needed more; I had to have more knowledge, I really wanted to succeed “and whatever you do, do it heartily, …show more content…

I did not want to work on Oncology, but found it interesting that, this was exactly where I ended up. I would find out the reason why very soon; my father was diagnosed with cancer and I was beyond devastated. I remember praying to God to give me strength to help my father, and tell me what to do and how to do it. I was lost, and it was only through His help that I grew stronger. My faith in God grew and I felt stronger spiritually, physically and mentally. I assisted the Oncologists to take care of my father and I knew I was being called to continue my education and become a Nurse Practitioner. I know I am on the path created for me and will work very hard to be successful. I feel so blessed to finally be on this

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