Exchange Student

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I study nursing at HIOA at Kjeller and next year we will also have to opportunity to study abroad as an exchange student. Our university has made arrangements with universities in other countries for the nursing exchange program. The list of countries that can be chosen it rather long and it includes the Scandinavian countries and European countries. In addition, there is a choice of countries in Africa, Asia and countries in the Southern Hemisphere like Australia and New Zealand.

After doing careful research about the different countries to discover what they could offer, I have made up my mind. I will choose Hong Kong for a few different reasons. Firstly, HKU Nursing University in Hong Kong is famous for their high standard in teaching
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In addition, I need to write a personal statement letter where I have to explain my reasons for choosing HKU nursing University in Hong Kong and why I want to become a nurse. One of the requirements from HKU is to pass an English proficiency test to prove my English skills. We will also have meetings with our teachers to discuss the difference between the Norwegian way of teaching nursing compared to Hong Kong. Topics about avoiding conflicts with other students will also be brought up. The fact that students in Hong Kong are very competitive is quite different from the Norwegian system where most students are interested in obtaining a good grade for themselves and are not overly concerned with other student’s…show more content…
We are honoured to have you as our guests and hope you will enjoy this presentation about nursing that is the subject that I study. The main reason I chose to study nursing is the fact that I like to offer services to people in need, and it is in my nature to want to help other people. I would like to give a brief introduction to the history of modern nursing.

Florence Nightingale laid the foundation of professional nursing with the establishment of her nursing school in London in 1860. She was known as the “Lady with the Lamp” from her night rounds tending wounded soldiers in the Crimean War that lasted from 1853 to 1856. Her actions and writings set in motion a new health care reform, and she played a key role in introducing new professional training standards for nurses.

Due to the growth in the elderly population and the increased lifespan of elderly people, nursing has become an increasingly important profession. Taking care of people in need is a rewarding experience that nursing can give you. When you work as a nurse, you come in contact with all kinds of people, from new-born babies to elderly people that have a permanent residence in elderly home service centres. There are so many types of nursing tasks that you can choose from. If you prefer to work with babies and children, you can work as a midwife bringing new life into the world. If you are

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