I decided to develop a career in nursing due to the exceptional FCC that I have received at the BC Children 's Hospital as a patient. The HCPs treated me and my family with respect, actively listened to and addressed my concerns and incorporated my family into my care. The concepts of the PCC were introduced to me in nursing school and I was passionate about PCC and have tried to implement relevant concepts while having my clinical practicum in adult acute care settings. I found that due to the high patients to nurse ratio and the inadequate time management skill I possessed, it was challenging to build a good rapport with patients and provide individualized PCC to them. The concept of FCC was introduced to me as the standard of pediatric health care during the preparation course of this preceptorship and it immediately drew my attention.
Fifteen years ago, I decided I wanted to become a nurse. It began when my mother was undergoing treatment for Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. I met a wonderful home health care nurse taking care of my mother. It was then, I realized, I wanted to pursue a career in nursing. After all, I had already spent a great deal of my life taking care of my kids and family.
I have helped my mother, who is a CNA, with my uncle who has MS. When I was helping her was when I noticed that becoming a nursing assistant will be my long-term job. I have learned so much from my mother and other CNA’s. I want to continue my education, so I can help the people in need. This paper will explore the job description, requirements, and salary expectation, including the path for a nursing assistant.
Since I was a young parent I worked in Buffalo until the late ninety’s, and moved to Sacramento CA and for twenty years leaving my daughter by her choice, and I took her young two year old son. I learned what humility was. My first job was working in a nursing home I received my nursing certificate, working with mental and physical patients, I learned a lot of empathy. Working with Transitional Living Community Support, taught me about mental health, and homeless, and how people suffer everyday with this disease, and how being homeless is not always by choice. While, working at TLCS I worked with CARE Connection, a program to recruit homeless hoboes and, homeless from the railroads and from under the byways and bridges.
The second competency that resonated with me was the ability to “Demonstrate the use of informatics methodologies to advocate for patient autonomy, dignity and rights and in policy development that would support both the patient and the institution.” I am passionate about advocacy. As a nurse and officer, I must often advocate for my patients and the soldiers who serve under my leadership because I recognize keeping them at the center will improve overall outcomes, satisfaction and morale. Despite the challenges and push back I may encounter as an advocate, it is my responsibility to the patient and soldier. The competencies acquired with this specialty will mature my advocacy. Additionally, I will be
Quality Nursing Care - Summative Essay Abby Smith A8a Introduction I will be using Driscolls model of reflection (2007) to look back and reflect on how my concept of Quality Nursing Care (QNC) has advanced and also how that has adapted me for practice. Reflection is a crucial tool to help achieve continuous lifelong learning in the nursing profession because by using this tool Nurses can collate both their academic understanding and nursing practice. (Fawcett, 2006). Reflection can be used to educate ourselves by looking back on previous care given and seeing how it can be improved. (Peate, 2016).
My fiancé asked me one day why I didn’t mind taking my work home with me; the answer was so simple. For me becoming a nurse or being a nursing assistant was just a job, it is something that I am passionate about, the patient become friends, the residents become families, I celebrate their victories with them, and I grieve their losses. Becoming a nurse means so much more to me than just a paycheck, it will enable me to give back to the community through volunteering at free medical clinics as a nurse. I will be able to work with people of all ages, help them improve their health, give them the love and compassion that they need, and strengthen the community one patient at a
Being an LPN was one of the milestones for me to become an RN. As a student right now I will follow the same path as I did as an LPN because it was effective for me, as a result I was able to complete the course and obtain my LPN license . As a parent, a student, I had to take into consideration the well being of my family while I was trying to become a nurse. Since nursing was my career goal, I had found ways to balance family and school. As a student I know the importance of studying and completing school works in a timely manner.
My Nursing Goals I go to Belmont College because I want to become a registered nurse (RN). I chose to go to there because I love nursing, I want to help others, and I want to advance my education. The job that I hope to obtain with my degree is a job in an emergency room or in a pediatric ward. This math course will help me a lot with my RN job in the future because it teaches me all the calculations that are needed for nursing. I want to obtain my RN degree from Belmont College.
As we are daily seeking opportunities to support people with Developmental Disabilities, My wife who has also worked in this field has recently graduated from the Bow valley College practical nursing program. Because of our plans to make a difference in the lives of people living with developmental disabilities, my wife decided to do one of her practicum at the mental health unit at Rockyview Hospital. All these experiences put together, will no doubt serve as added advantages to my scope of support for my potential clients. I am a very patient person with great empathy and a genuine desire to help. I have a current First Aid Certificate, CPI certificate, Medication Administration certificate and some other certificates that a support worker supposed to have.
I wish to pursue my career in the care profession, due to previous experiences looking after elderly people. Over the years my desire to continue working in the care sector has grown, along with the experiences gained throughout my previous studies. My interest in working with and around new people, has lead me on to completing a Health and Social Care short course, where I gained valuable knowledge on how to look after elderly and the disabled people. My role demands high levels of communication skills as it involves working with other agencies such as doctors, nutritionists, social workers, therapists, day center staff and police. I am also required to be a good listener to service users and their families, building a good rapport and maintain professionalism all times.