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Kimberly Jones
October 14, 2013

My objective to obtaining my professional and personal goals is to increase my knowledge through education and work experience and steps that I will need to take to obtain my goals. In this paper I will discuss skills that I need to obtain and milestones I need to achieve, barriers I need to overcome, and time management strategies that I will need to work on. By obtaining my Bachelor’s degree I will not only fulfill my long-term personal goal but also my short-term professional goal. In reaching these goals I will complete my short-term professional goal and be one step closer to fulfilling my long-term professional goal of becoming a clinical instructor.
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Also by actively using these skills at work I will maintain my skill.

Milestones that I will need to reach include passing the classes that I am enrolled in and completing workshops through UOPX to enhance my education, will be a milestone for my short-term personal goal. Passing classes one by one will not only be and accomplishment but also a milestone in reaching my Bachelor’s, which will be a milestone for my long-term personal and short-term professional goals. By being a preceptor I will be able to work on my teaching skills and use my knowledge as a nurse to help a student develop new skills and give me the opportunity to develop my skills in teaching and communication and also be a precursor to reaching my long-term professional goal milestones as a clinical instructor.
Barriers are always going to be a part of life and trying to work through them is going to be a challenge. My main barriers are work, family, and time. Work and family does not leave much time for working toward my goals. By arranging my schedule at work, which I do have the freedom to do. I can overcome my work barrier. Then there comes time for family and studying. My family will always be a barrier. I usually spend every spare minute with my family. I hope, by sitting them down and explaining my goals and involving them in my journey and allowing them to express their feeling I am hoping it will make

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