It is college that opens a student’s mind to a career about which she feels passionate, such as nurse anesthesia. This desire to become a part of the nursing field may come from the wish to help others or simply a family tradition. Whatever the reason, any student who wishes to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist will find that East Carolina University is capable of fulfilling both the initial nursing school and the graduate school, where she will participate in an anesthesia program. This paper’s purpose is to discuss the nursing school offered by East Carolina University, as well as explore the career of the nurse
Mandy Richard Professor Freeland NU 185 29 February 2012 RN Interview Report I selected the RN for my interview by choosing an RN I know well because I thought her input would be helpful, we knew each other, so we were on a friend basis, as well I felt that by knowing the person I could relate and talk to her more. The setting for the interview was via telephone because she is always busy working since she’s a new nurse and because I’m busy here at school. The RN I interviewed started her education by taking general education classes at St. Charles Community College. She took Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, Nutrition, Biology, and some Psychology classes. She said that A&P is very important for a nursing student to grasp because in nursing it never goes away.
Ms. C. felt that she utilized her BSN degree in a multitude of ways by applying the foundational elements to her nursing practice, the administrative education with budgeting and financial needs of her department, and the effective leadership skills needed to manage the staff, physicians and the patient. Ms. G. felt that her many years as a nurse and obtaining her BSN prepared her for educating new staff as well as current staff in development and growth as new procedures and technology were introduced into the nursing profession. She also felt challenging the certification exam in her specialty made her highly qualified to perform her job as an educator. How would you explain the unique contributions you as a
Patricia Benner: from Novice to Expert by Grand Canyon University NURS502 September 29, 2012 Patricia Benner: from Novice to Expert As experienced nurses we all have the opportunity to work with nursing students and new graduate nurses. It is always fascinating to watch their transition from that of the nursing student to that of primary caregiver. One of this committee’s obligations is to be there to help them develop in this role; whether as a leader, an educator, a mentor or peer. Upon graduation from nursing school, the expectation changes for the graduate nurse. Armed with the latest in EBP, the most recent nursing knowledge, and freshly learned skills, the new nurse is expected, by some, to function at the same level as every other experienced nurse on their unit.
Autonomy in nursing practice applies to clinical judgment, decision-making skills in patient care, and quality patient care in the clinical environment. When Nurses in the clinical area practice autonomously, it leads to increase job satisfaction, nurse retention, patients’ satisfaction, and high quality nursing care. The following scenario is a personal example of the graduate student’s experience working in an orthopedic unit. A 64-year-old female admitted from the emergency room, with diagnosis of fever and right lower cellulitis. Patient was status post right knee replacement two weeks ago.
Her grandparents on both sides were Jewish scholars and rabbis; one of them, grandfather Schwartz, lived with the family for several years and had a great influence on young Lillian. She was a bright student, completing high school when she was only 15. Wald decided to travel, and for six years she toured the globe and during this time she worked briefly as a newspaper reporter. In 1889, she met a young nurse who impressed Wald so much that she decided to study nursing at New York City Hospital. She graduated and, at the age of 22, entered Women's Medical College studying to become a doctor.
Melissa Dominguez 5/30/12 Per# 7 Registered Nurse The career that I have chosen was to go into the medical field more specifically becoming a registered nurse. Registered nurses have so many different occupational specialties which mean they have a very busy and active job. I would be interested in this type of career for many reasons. I enjoy helping people and becoming a registered nurse is a great way to take care of many others and offer your services to them. The pay is excellent and would definitely help me in my future years.
If you want to become a registered nurse, you should truly consider taking a degree in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). The next step is to get clinic experience. Nurses need to have a certain amount of hours of clinic work. By working in a clinic for awhile, you gain an understanding and the knowledge of how to work with the equipment and how to work with different types of patients which will help you a lot. The last step is to get licensed.
AACN Scholarship I have now been a Registered nurse for almost an entire year. I have spent this year training and orienting in the Adult ICU setting at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, OK. It has always been a dream of mine to be a Family Nurse Practitioner. In nursing school I had the opportunity to shadow several nurse practitioners and create a project showing the various jobs that they can do. I also work with several nurse practitioners in my career as an intensive care nurse.
When she graduated high school, she automatically knew wanted to pursue a nursing career. While in nursing school, she would work all summer to pay for the first semester and her parents would pay the second semester. After her freshman year, her parents told her that they couldn’t pay for the next year, therefore, she wouldn’t finish her education or would have to go night class and work part time. Thankfully in the spring there was a “tri service” in-service and all the branches in military came. The Navy had the best looking uniform and best looking plan so that’s what she chose.