Should Nurses Be A Nurse? Essay

822 Words Oct 6th, 2016 4 Pages
As I am in the last semester of nursing school I am looking forward to graduating and becoming a nurse, but most importantly I am proud of myself for being the first college graduate in my family. Mount Mercy has taught me to see the beauty in the art of nursing. A nurse is someone who is compassionate, honest, trustworthy, knowledgeable, and self-sacrificing. I believe that nurses will always go above and beyond to promote human connection and help those who are sick and suffering. Ever since I was a little kid, I have always wanted to become a nurse. When I would go in for a checkup I would observe all the things they would do to me and then go home and take care of my dolls. After becoming a CNA and getting that experience of taking care of patients, I realized that was my call to adventure. Applying to Mount Mercy after high school has been one of the best decisions I have ever made because I have realized how many boons a nurse gets and that nurses are truly heroes. When I first started the nursing program I had no clue how much nurses do. I had no clue about the nursing process and I just thought nurses did a lot of skills and never delegated anything. While in nursing school my perception completely changed because I realized nurses play a huge role in planning patient’s care and helping them achieve their desire outcome. Nurses are the ones at the bedside who catch errors, advocate for their patients, and perform necessary functions to help the patient recover. I…

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