Narrative Essay About My Nursing Experience

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The summer before fifth grade I went to the Children’s Hospital for an upper GI scope. I was very afraid because I have never done something like that and I didn't know what was going to happen. The nurse in the surgery room was explaining what they were attaching to me which made me feel better about everything. The nurses were asking me questions so I was distracted and would talk about fun things. I am very appreciative of those nurses that took care of me that day. This experience opened my eyes to what nurses do on a day to day basis. They really cared and were concerned for my comfort and well being. This experience helped me realize I was interested and curious about the healthcare field. My goal for my career is to make a difference in people’s lives and to help people who are in need. As a nurse I am able to provide help to someone and be the person they need.
I went to a Health Care camp this past summer where they took us to different places and showed us a variety of different careers. During this time we had injection training which sparked a love of needles for me. This is when I realized I wanted to work with needles and that the healthcare field was the right one for me. In every department we went to in the
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I was able to sit in on two shoulder and two knee surgeries. I observed the nurse anesthetist, the RN, the orthopedic surgeon, the physician’s assistant, and a surgery tech. I loved being in the surgery setting and that the anesthetist has the opportunity to use needles. I really enjoyed that the nurse anesthetist monitors the patient's vitals and keeps them safe during surgery. I decided that I should challenge myself and broaden my goals by becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. I have already completed my Nursing Assistant Certification this summer and I am looking forward to starting work in the healthcare

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