Personal Statement Of Becoming A Nurse

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One of the joys of the human race is the capability of caring and treating other human beings with compassion. I believe that throughout humanity, the basic beliefs of justice and equality can be shared with others in society by giving back to others, working to share unique talents and goals. As a child, I dreamt of finding a cure to cancer, especially when I did not understand why cancer had to affect perfectly healthy and young people like my aunt. Overcoming the grief that was brought on by my aunt’s death at such a young age was a turning point in my decision to become a nurse. As I reflected on the times that I would visit my aunt in the hospital, surrounded by teams of doctors and nurses, the nurses in particular stood out to me. Not only did the nurses work endlessly caring for every one of my aunt’s needs, but they also worked with compassion and empathy to try to comfort my family and I during a time of grief. The interaction that the nurses brought through this time shed a light on the situation. As a nurse, I would …show more content…
A person is also defied in my mind of someone who has a conscious, free will, and a soul. Though not all people will represent these characteristics in a positive manner, it is up to the person to use their own thought process to navigate the world. As a nurse, I believe that one should treat everyone with respect, despite their past history. Every person has a story that is worth being told. No person is too incoherent or too intelligent, big, or small, to have a voice and be heard by others. This is where advocacy comes in, and as a nurse, if a person is unable to share their story or voice their opinion, it is the nurse’s responsibility to stand by the patient’s side and help them along the way. No other being on earth is as unique as a person, and it is up to society as a whole, including nurses, to learn to work together for the common

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