My Desire To Become A Psychiatric Nurse

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When I first started college, I had the desire to become a Nurse. The desire didn’t necessary come from the heart, but it came from the thought of the paychecks and the fact that my Mum is a Nurse. During my first year of college, I took Psychology 101 and Sociology 101, which both took my interest. I loved learning about culture and wondering how our mind works. However, still thinking about Nursing, my Uncle said, “Why not become a Psychiatric nurse practitioner”. Therefore, with that in mind, I packed my bags and went down to Idaho State University to get my Masters in Nursing. Within a couple of months of my classes, I realized my heart wasn’t with Nursing. I started failing classes because they weren’t in my line of interest. I came back …show more content…
I also learnt in class about the different clientele we would potentially work with. Such as, those of different religions, races, the developmental disabled, children, adults and the elderly. What amazed me was the list of workplace settings was so much greater. Everything that I had ever wanted to do was structured into one degree. I had found a profession, which included helping other people while working with other cultures, learning about myself and educating myself every …show more content…
Once their refugee benefits run out some aren’t yet fully integrated into their new society. It can be hard for some and they start to suffer. This is why I want to work as refugees. They have a hard time fitting into society. Some come here with degrees higher than me but can only find a job with a pay rate lower than me. Most of the newer refugee population have a hard time finding housing since property owners are meticulous with who they rent out to. People who have been kicked out of their home countries shouldn’t have to live that way. They should be able to be given the opportunity to live a comfortable life. Once again, this leads to being shown in the direction of community resources including resettlement agencies, such as the English Language

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