Nursing Internship Experience

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In the beginning, I never wanted to be a nurse. I viewed the nurse profession as something that is boring, simple and has no challenge at all. I thought that being a nurse is not the right profession for me. I have always wanted to work in the medical field, but nursing is one of the exceptions. However, this thought of mine started to change during my internship at Redlands Community Hospital, Summer 2013.
During my internship, I was assigned to the Emergency Department where I shadowed and assisted the nurses and emergency technicians. The internship experience and opportunity that I had that summer has opened my eyes about nursing and gave me a different perspective. Me, who first though that being a nurse is boring has realized that profession
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The internship that I had a few years ago was an amazing experience that I was so thankful to God and my high school for giving me such an awesome opportunity that I will always remember. The internship opportunity has helped to know what a nurse truly entails and decided that I want to be a nurse. Without the internship experienced, I would not have seen the beauty and impact of nursing. Therefore, ever since that summer I have decided that I want to become a nurse that can be a great help to others in the …show more content…
One reason is I want to pursue nursing because as a child I was diagnosed with primary tuberculosis where I had to undergo ongoing treatments for about six months. Where I have to go to the hospital for every month and I also had to take medicine that is so bitter which I don’t like three times every day for six months long. At that moment, there was a lot of things that I thought while dealing with this pain for six months. There are times that I wish if I can just end everything already. However, looking at the nurses and doctors who tried their best to treat me and make me better made me realize that I should not give up just yet. The compassion that I see through the nurses’ eyes while treating me made jealous and wanted to have that eyes too in the future. The eyes that is so compassionate and trying their best to look and help their patients to become

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