Registered Nurse Personal Statement

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The strong Lutheran foundation at Valparaiso University that prepares students to lead and serve in the community. In addition to the church, and society offers me the opportunity to pursue a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree. The university's foundation and family-centered focus make it a great place for work-study. Although no one ever suggested that my journey to become a Registered Nurse would turn out to be a faith-based journey, I transitioned from Medical Assistant to Registered Nurse in 2017. I enrolled in an LPN program with only 12 weeks until graduation, but the school closed with no further information. I also lost my grandmother at this time and had worked two jobs while continuing my role as a mother. At this phase in my life, I was …show more content…

Yes, as I stated over, I had to show my children that not only when things occur in life, you have to get back up and fight, but that I can do all things with Christ's strength. Upon completion of the program, I was honored with the Lifelong Learner Award and high academic honors. This was a major milestone, but the journey is not complete. As a future student at Valparaiso University, I plan to enter the fall semester as a Family Nurse Practitioner. This opportunity would allow me to work as a women's health provider in the urban community, which meets the highest demand. As a triage nurse in an urban community, I see a critical lack of knowledge about women and their health concerns.How can we create change if it doesn't start with the woman who brings life into the world? At the DNP level, this also allows for room for quality improvement projects at the cooperative level. Creating change that I've noticed within my 10 years as a medical professional Also, this creates the image that not only can I have a provider at the DNP level, but she's a single mother just as I am, which allows that patient to become more vulnerable and

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