I am interested in occupational therapy, or OT, because I love the idea of helping people be able to live their lives again. This love was nurtured by my mother who was a nurse. Unfortunately, I have a hard time with blood. This job has less exposure to blood, but still is within the same realms of nursing. Occupational therapy interests me because it is like solving a puzzle.
I was able to see the big picture of the health care field. Furthermore, I was given the chance to learn and see the disease process happening to the residents. The CNA I got was very helpful and insightful and thoughtful. She was very creative as well with the residents who were confused. This first nursing clinical experience also made me think of what I kind of nurse I want to be in the future.
The ability to be there for someone in need and build a level of trust is important for any field but more importantly for the medical field. Being a nurse is someone who has to acquire those traits in order to be successful. My personal experiences in life directly reflect on my character and personality. I find myself to be an exceptionally empathetic and humane individual.
Being there for others in critical times, or just lending a helping hand in my everyday day life to others, is who I am as a person. Being a nurse will simply amplify my personality, and hopefully make a difference to those who I care for. I want to be the nurse who is there for patients and their families when they need compassion and care the most. I want to be the nurse that people ask for. I want to be the nurse who always listens to patients, when they think their voices aren’t heard.
Additionally, as a counselor, it is important to be genuine with whatever feedbacks one presents to the patient and what one believes regarding the situation of the client. Mrs. Perez believes the more authentic and genuine he is with her patients, the more help he will be able to offer the clients. As a counselor, it is important to have a fine and professional interaction with one 's client but boundaries must be maintained. Through this, a counselor is able to demonstrate their focus on helping the patients by showing the client that they understand their problems. It also through such engagements that counselor is able to use the non-judgmental attention that does not require words for illustration in helping the patient.
Public Service is a necessity in society and it takes a unique person to be in this field. Pursuing a career in public service requires many characteristics: compassion, patience, obedience, communication, empathy, flexibility, meticulous, emotional stability, respect, timeliness and many other things. When a nurse enters work focus is important and being able to think quickly and act quickly could save lives. My mother is a nurse and from watching her I have learned how to be caring and compassionate for myself and others. Being an experienced nurse is not parallel to being a compassionate nurse.
This is also depending on where you are working. Nurses play an important role in people 's life because they are willing to take the time to help others with their problems. This is also why I think becoming a pediatric nurse is the right career for me. In conclusion, I want to be a pediatric nurse because I love working with infants, I like helping and caring for others, and a job as a nurse pays well. I strongly believe that I am going to succeed by being a pediatric nurse.
My interest in the nursing profession was not made conscious until I realized that inherently, I am a caregiver. Taking care of someone feels as if it is second nature to me. Being so, I found a passion for assisting others in a professional environment. I became interested in nursing because as a nurse, I will be able to holistically care for patients and their families at their most vulnerable moments and ensure the highest quality of care because I will be the one delivering it. My insight on nursing school is as if it is a journey.
I was once perplexed about my career goal, fortunately, I found it clear during my sophomore year and I become more determined about it now. I was wondering about what a physical therapist can do when I heard about this profession for the first time. The initiation of my thoughts about going into the field of physical therapy was after I volunteered and shadowed at a rehabilitation hospital. Even though it was a short experience, it’s very precious. I feel more certain about my decision while I’m volunteering at a physical therapy clinic this summer.
But in the case of a nursing degree, it has multiple benefits, however some nurses go into the nursing profession not mainly for financial benefit but as a means of accomplishing a personal goal, like serving or helping others. For instance some students have personal stories why the decided to go into the nursing field. This might be a close relative who needs medical care, and becoming a nurse can help provide better care for them. Another example might be immigrants who were born out of the United States and have seen first hand the benefit of prevention and proper nursing care, in case of new born baby developing infection and fatality due to lack of proper teaching and caring to prevent infection or issues. According to Hood and Leddy, ‘‘ The roles of a nurse is client advocate, teachers, an agent of change, coordinator and care giver’’(5).
Essay #1 It seems like yesterday when I was in high school trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my future. When I thought about the career I would want to pursue I was having trouble picturing myself in the type of work I would be most satisfied in. Around this same time, I suffered a sports injury and had to receive physical therapy in order to heal. This is what initially got me interested in working in rehab. This, I’m sure, is the way many young people become interested in physical therapy.