Reflection Paper On Why I Want To Be A Nurse Practitioner

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I made the decision to become a nurse in high school after I attended a career field trip. A career in healthcare immediately intrigued me because I had always wanted to help people in my community. However, I struggled with the decision of becoming a doctor or a nurse. I believe God led me to the hospital that day to show me the profession I needed to be compassionate about. During that field trip, I was able to observe several procedures. It became apparent just in the short observation day, that nurses interacted and supported the patients tremendously. After the physicians would leave, the nurses would not only provide care but also explain everything to patients and family members in terms they could understand. It was apparent that the …show more content…
I would like to advance my education, so that I may practice in a more diagnostic position to patients across their lifespan. When I reflect on the reasons why I want to become a nurse practitioner, I always think of my field trip and the feelings I had over becoming a doctor or a nurse. I believe my community deserves the best of both of these professions, and I believe I can achieve that by becoming a nurse practitioner. I will be a dedicated, driven, and compassionate provider if given the …show more content…
Again, I remember the dedication of the physicians and the special therapeutic relationships nurses formed with patients. The community I serve as a Family Nurse Practitioner deserves the best of both of these professions, and I believe I could do so if given this opportunity. I have prepared for success in the program and have established long term goals of serving in a rural community and becoming an adjunct nursing faulty member. Thank you for considering me as an applicant and giving me this opportunity to display my compassion over becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner in a Christ centered

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