Why Do I Want To Be A Nurse

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My overall impression of a nurse thus far is a man or woman who knows what he or she has to do to make others feel better. Whether it be health wise or emotional wise, this person will do what they can to help. This man or woman is not above nor below any single individual. They are leaders, educators, advocates for their patients, and supporters. They are selfless in many ways and responsible for the decisions they make for their patients.
I want to be a nurse because I believe compassion is a gift from God. I believe I have gained compassion through life experiences with God, and being a nurse is one of the most compassionate jobs. I have also been through some tough times, and I did not always make the correct decisions. I want to be there for others and not cast judgment on
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I would like to obtain a specialty certification in Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing. I am so interested in mental disorders and I would love to learn about them. I want to work in a rehabilitation center focused on drug and alcohol abuse. Usually, alcohol and drug abuse are symptoms of underlying issues that have not been dealt with. The mental disorder develops with the abuse and unresolved issues of the patient’s past. When I see a drug addict or alcoholic I try to look beyond his or her exterior, and think why this person is perpetually causing his or herself obvious pain. I believe it is because the pain of his or her past experiences is far beyond the pain of being a drug addict or alcoholic. Working in a rehabilitation will also give me more patience and understanding. I will do my best to raise my daughter with an open mind and a compassionate heart. Becoming a travel nurse is the ultimate dream for me because I would like my daughter to grow up around different surroundings often. I do not want us to become too comfortable in one place. After all, God didn’t make this world so big for us not to explore

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