Why I Am Going for My Bsn Essay

955 Words Apr 18th, 2012 4 Pages
Completing my bachelor’s degree in Nursing has been a personal goal of mine since I graduated with my associate’s degree in nursing. Having my BSN degree is essential for my career and personal development. Initially after graduating with my ASN, I enrolled in a BSN program and started my first class, when life happened. I was a single mother raising my 5 year old daughter, working the night shifts at Miami Children’s Hospital. I was dating my now husband and became pregnant with my second child. I ended up having to quit my job as a pediatric nurse which was my goal, to be a pediatric nurse, get my BSN and climb the ladder there. After the birth of my daughter my personal goals changed, and my academic and career goals were put on hold. …show more content…
So the times when I am not working or working on a school assignment, I can spend some quality time with my family. I will have to develop a set time and place where I can do my studies, so I am focused at the task at hand.

With my work I have already let them know that I am returning to school and would need, help with on-call, so I can guarantee I have time to finish my assignments. I am currently looking for a local RN to assist with on-call and once I get one, I will take every other week off from taking call. This will help me with my time, but will hurt me financially as I have counted on the on-call pay.

All in all, I believe I am ready to take on these challenges and stressors and complete the RN-BSN program to pursue my short term goals and be a little closer to my long term goals. I have a fabulous and caring husband and children to assist with any obstacles I may face. I want to show my children that with hard work and determination, you can do anything you set your mind to. I am so excited to be starting my journey back to school and hopeful to make my goals a

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