Dream Career Essay

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The purpose of writing this paper is to explore a career that I may be interesting to me. The paper will help me further explore a dream career. My current major is human development and family studies with a nursing track. My previous major was Human biology. I decided to change my major for many reasons. The main reason I decided to change my major because it seem very relatable to the nursing field. I took a HDFS course my freshman year and it definitely peaked my interest. I took HDFS 212 which is about children, youth, and family. I changed my career goal in the middle of my college career. My focus was to get into medical school, but now I am pursing nursing school. I always loved taking science and math classes. I found out that I would …show more content…
Now that I am always done with college, my dream career changed a bit. I still want to be in a surgical room some type of way. My dream goal now is to become a nurse Anesthetist. I prefer to work in the neonatal department and/or the plastic surgery department. Also, my other dream goal is to become a neonatal nurse practitioner. I am interested in pursuing this career because I have a strong passion for babies. I want to be able to provide the best care for all infants so they can be healthy. I also want to be able to support the families and educate them about their precious infant. My ultimate goal is to make the family experience to be as positive as possible. I want to be a face the family can turn to in their time of need. This relates to my personal interest because having a positive experience in the hospital is very important. Being able to have a chance to make a family tough time into a pleasant time. I want to be a strong emotional support team for the …show more content…
I found a website that I occasionally browsed on to learn about different health professions. The website provides you with the requirements you need to become the particular nurse profession. The first step to become a nurse practitioner is to obtain a bachelor of science in nursing. Once that is completed, you have to become a registered nurse then you have to be certified in Neonatal Resuscitation and/or Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing. You also have to complete a numbers of years in a hospital setting for clinical experience. To officially become a neonatal nurse practitioner, you will also need a Master of Science in Nursing degree. Other additional skills and knowledge would be obtained from life experiences. The website states that, “NPs need to be critical thinkers: they must obtain relevant information about a person’s health status from a wide variety of sources (the patient’s verbal communication, clinical examination and diagnostic tests) and use that data to independently make evidence-based decisions about when, why and how to address health care needs. They also need to be able to cope well with stress, since their work includes direct involvement with human suffering, emergencies and other pressures”

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