Why I Want to Be a Nurse

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Running head: Why I want to be a Nurse 1 Why I want to be a Nurse Sheila Lugo Strategies for Nursing 20 June 2012 Mrs. Taylor Why I want to be a Nurse 2 Abstract A little insight on why I want to be a nurse, starting from when I was little. Why I want to be a Nurse 3 Why I want to be a Nurse Growing up in a family of five, three kids and two adults I have always been told that I can be whatever it is that I want to be when I grow up. My older brother had a lot of medical issues when we were young and I spent a great deal of time with my grandparents on my father’s side. I loved them both so much but grandma was my favorite, she would always ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up and I remember telling her one day that I wanted to be a nurse. She thought that was the best idea and would tell me all of the wonderful things nurses would do. Naturally I lo e helping people and as a child I knew that grandma also knew. We would play pretend and I was always the nurse and she was always my patient. So even from a very young age I have been told and encouraged to grow and do wonderful things with my life and if being a nurse is what I wanted then that’s what I could be. As I grew older I would always love to watch the Discovery Channel, watching Discovery Health and a show Called Birthday. I loved learning new things and anything that went on with the body interested me. Especially when it came to watching women grown with a new life inside of them and then watching how the nurses interacted with the moms to be. How caring and gentle they were with their patients. I feel that I have always had a connection to nurses in the medical field. I have always known that one I would love to help deliver babies and be a part of that support team for a new mom who is not really sure about the events that are going to happen. I remember when I had my

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