I thought that this would be a great way to develop a better understanding of the career and what it takes to care for others. The STNA classes I completed to receive certification and the work as a patient aid that followed helped me confirm that I was making the right choice with respect to my career choice. I worked as a personal care aid in an assisted living home to gain knowledge and experience and I am extremely grateful for that opportunity. Working in the health care field provided a chance to care for the elderly and watch nurses do their jobs. I saw at first-hand the impact of diseases including, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, but more importantly, I witnessed the impact of empathy and good care had on a patient and their families.
It is incredibly important to establish an empathetic and compassionate connection with patients within any healthcare setting. Being able to put myself in the shoes of my patients and emphasize with how nervous or scared they may be feeling is crucial to providing excellent care. Being kind and cheerful helps to ease the worries of an already stressed and vulnerable person. Empathizing with patients and showing compassion will impact the lives of both fellow nurses and patients for the
Beatty, I have pursued relevant experience to prepare me for this career path. While boxing has taught me discipline and confidence, my physical therapist aide job has provided me with hands-on experience working with patients. With these experiences under my belt, I am ready for the next step on my path to medical school, then ultimately to become a Physiatrist. I can truly say that I will be successful in helping others with their conditions and continually learn from my mistakes along the process. This was all I needed to erase doubt, satisfy my desire and keep my mind focused on proceeding in my career
Furthermore, during my time in college I have been on several work experience in different residential care homes. Moreover, developing the skills I have gained from past experiences will not only allow me to progress on this course but also support me in providing the best quality of care. The passion I have in helping others will also maintain me too continuously deliver the 6 C’s of nursing that is stated in the Francis Report. During my time on placement in the care home, I enjoyed talking to each resident individually and putting into practice what I learnt in my communication lessons, I enjoyed developing relationships with them as they would tell me stories about themselves. The idea of supporting vulnerable people and ensuring their medical, physical and emotional requirements are met and full-filled is very vital to
Patient centeredness is no stranger to nursing discourse, however, adopting this element to care and compassion is challenging in today's healthcare arena, especially when treating massively increased numbers of patients" (Bramley and Matiti, 2014). Being the patient's advocate, participating in their care, encouraging independence, and pushing them to be the best that they can be to return to normal health are all important aspects of compassion. When I was working with my patient I felt since I had a smile on my face, a positive attitude, a calming demeanor, and the drive to help her with her care she accepted my help and wanted to get better and participate in
What that teacher said prompted many doctors appointments and tests and speech therapies. That is a lot for a fourth grader to take on. One doctor told my mom I had aspergers and that I would never make it anywhere just as my teacher had told me. My mom was not going to take that answer, she took me to a specialist who diagnosed me with something else. What this doctor diagnosed me with fit much better and explained a lot to my mom and I.
Empathy is a fundamental part of nursing. The more I grew in nursing, the more I have developed an ability to understands the need of my patients. As nurses we have the obligation of being honest with our patients and with our coworkers. Integrity is doing the right thing the right way time after time the way it should be done, even if there is no one there to acknowledge it. The most basic and common nursing theory we practice is Florence Nightingales.
It was a satisfying moment as a nursing student to not be afraid and know how to provide safe and preventative care to reduce the risks for falls, such as having my clinical instructor, a colleague and myself to help a client that has fragile bones and was confused because of their medical diagnosis. As well, we can provide proper prevention and infection control by applying correct hygiene care after assisting a client with an infection such as clostridium difficile. What did not go well after this experience is I found out that this client had clostridium difficile and at first, I was scared that now I am at risk and will acquire this infection. Instead, I looked at it as I am overcoming my fear of the different infections and diseases I will be exposed to as a nurse and that is why learning how to perform proper hygiene is very important. This bad thought turned into a learning curve and that nothing will make me not provide safe and effective care to any client.
Personal Mission Statement I dedicate myself fully to achieve my goal of being accepted to study medicine at a tertiary institute by excelling academically in matric while going the extra mile to improve my intellectual abilities. I will continue to be a devoted Jew, a strong Zionist and proud supporter and defender of Israel and its right to exist. I will do the best I can to contribute to my friends, family and community and to leave a meaningful legacy as a “light unto nations.” I will strive to grow as a person and as a leader and focus on developing respect, responsibility and unconditional generosity in my personal life. I aim to find the balance between mind, body and soul to achieve happiness. Personal Philosophy Judaism
I began to follow a fitness plan that was organized and planned with a purpose. Honestly, I would no longer exercise to pass the time, I would exercise to save my life. After six months of work, I lost 23 pounds. Not only will exercise help to reduce obesity, but it also is significant in reducing the risk of heart
She suggested it would be a great fit for my professional aspirations. Shadowing her and asking in depth questions to her students in the AGNP program, further affirmed my ability and commitment to compete in the rigorous curriculum. After researching the role of an AGNP and FNP, I learned that now more than ever before, there is a strong reliance on Nurse practitioners for patient care management. For these reasons, I wish to become an Adult Gerontology or Family Nurse Practitioner. I am thankful for my experience as an STNA and Restorative Aide at Darby Glenn in addition to my time at UD.
The information charted within the patient’s record is with them for the rest of their life and for this reason, it is critical that every bit of information charted is correct and truthful. Aside from this, SimChart has taught me to talk to with my patient as they are the physical beings behind the written information. While it is important for the charted information to accurate, it is also important to remember that all technology has malfunctions. While completing my SimChart, the system crashed on me multiple times. This was frustrating and discouraging as I felt like I was just trying to do my job and chart information on my “patient”.
Who is Stephanie Glynn? I, Stephanie Glynn, am an independent, over achiever with many goals. The top accomplishment on my list is to get a scholarship to Our Lady of Holy Cross and go for nursing. I would like to work in the ER, so every day I can save a life and put my imprint in the world. When I help a person, it puts the biggest smile on my face and I want to have the opportunity to do that every day.
Internal medicine physicians with whom I have worked have demonstrated for me the importance of compassionate patient care, a broad understanding of health issues, to take my decisions independently and the ability to treat the whole patient. I am applying to your program because I am confident that it can provide me with what I am looking for in a program - advanced medical technologies, knowledge-driven environment, research opportunities and most importantly diversity in residents, where I get a chance to build life-long friendships with my colleagues. While I know I cannot predict the future, 5 years from now my goal is to continue my training with a cardiology fellowship, though I am willing to consider other fellowships as well depending on my exposure. I truly believe that your program will help me become a fantastic physician. I feel I am ready to work for it and earn it, no matter what specialty I ultimately decide to
Not just for my own injury, but just to gain knowledge about anything I could pick up. I decided about a year after my injury, athletic training and physical therapy were my passions and that it was what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. Little did I know that 3 years later, the exact same injury would happen to my other knee and I would change my career path again. This time was different mentally however, every time I would go to physical therapy, I would notice how quiet it was and how only a few people were there at a time. After doing a lot of research on sports medicine, and other professions available