Personal Narrative: My Journey Into The Medical Field

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When I was a junior in high school I went through a major injury playing baseball, I tore my rotator cuff playing baseball and had to have surgery to repair it. Going through the process of getting it repaired I met a lot of individuals throughout the recovery process and one man stood out among there others. He made it a lot easier getting through the pain. Kevin Kennard a physical therapy assistant not only helped me out during my appointments but he would make the time throughout his day outside of work to help me get to my goals. That is when I knew that I wanted to go into the medical field, but I wasn’t for sure on what I wanted to do. Talking with my parents I have a lot of family members that went into nursing and they informed me about the careers my family had, and I decided that I wanted to be a nurse. When I graduated in 2007 I began my collegiate adventure at Northern Oklahoma College in Enid, Oklahoma I was ready…show more content…
I went into a business development program to better understand our products and services so I could reach out to current and future customers. Starting into my fifth year in the oilfield I took a vacation with my parents to Silverton, Colorado. We were riding out to the trails one morning and we were about to start a trail up the mountain and were informed that there was a bad accident ahead and that we needed to take another route, and at that moment I thought to myself that it would have be nice if I could have rushed ahead of the ambulance and assisted the riders. They didn’t have the equipment to get to the people in a timely manner. I believe that moment made me think about what I was doing in life and made my decision to quit everything that I was doing and go back to school and get my RN. Receiving this scholarship would allow me to complete my goal of becoming a RN, and would allow me to help future patients get through their struggles similar to all the staff that helped
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