Nursing: NR 101 Transition Of Nursing

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What is Nursing? Malissa A. Richter NR 101 Transitions in Nursing Professor Kuhnell What is Nursing? When we choose a career path, we often choose it because it appeals to us in some way. There are many who pick nursing as a profession because it looks good on television or in the movies; there is also an idea that you will make a lot of money and that it has simplistic responsibilities. Anyone who has ever had a hand in healthcare knows this to be not true. It is amazing how much nursing has changed and transformed so much over the years. This paper begins with some history behind nursing dating back thirty years ago. It will then go on to discuss nursing as it is today, bringing us more current with the practice.…show more content…
He was asked how he finds balance in his life after long hours and busy days (Johnson, 2012). His reply was “I enjoy going to the gym; it seems to alleviate some of the stress and tension that can build up over the day. I also enjoy spending time with family and friends—people who are special in my life” (Johnson, 2012, p. 80). If you don’t take care of yourself physically and mentally, you will not be fit to care for others. Life is about balance, and we have to learn to leave work at work and find time for family and fun outside of the…show more content…
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