Personal Narrative: An Interview With A Nurse

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For my project, I chose someone that does a job that is similar to the I would like to do someday. I look up to her because she has put in a lot of work to get to the place she is now. I interviewed my sister, Kaitlyn, who has a BSN in nursing. She chose to be a nurse because she has always felt a passion to help other starting at a very young age and her mother is a nurse so she grew up around it. This is how she always knew it was right for her. For an average day, she goes into work, gets a report on the patients, she will be taking care of for that shift, and go meet the patients. She does a hand off in the patient's room so that they knew that the other nurse is leaving. Next she does assessments on all the her patients and gives reports…show more content…
She took college classes in high school as well and was accepted right into a “nursing bridge program” where she could get her LPN if she met the certain criteria. In this program you move right into the ADN and RN program, and from there she was accepted into a four year university and finished out by getting her BSN there. She did all of this while working with a CNA, then to a LPN, and RN, and finally to her current degree of a BSN. For her degree a little under four years of college was needed since she had good grades in high school and started working with her CNA in high…show more content…
To get your RN and BSN degrees you have to take these classes usually: Anatomy, Microbiology, Chemistry, Nutrition, Psychology, Nursing practice and theory, Physics, and sociology. You also will have to have a GPA between a 2.0 and a 3.25, 3 years in math (including Geometry and Algebra II), 3 years of Science (including Biology and Chemistry, 4 years of English, and 2 years of Foreign language to get into the programs. There is an exam you must take to become a certified pediatric nurse though the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB, as well as the National Council License Examination
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