Statement of Purpose for an Advance Degree in Nursing at University of Alabama

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To accomplish great things, you must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe”. I have given great consideration and planning into continuing my education and pursing an advanced degree in nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Over the last nine months, I have researched many advanced practice nursing programs and UAB offers the MSN online program of my interest. The online program will enable the opportunity to continue working and allow for the application of newly learned principles and skills to my every day nursing practice. I believe UAB will offer the opportunities required to excel as a mastered-prepared nurse. The Family Nurse Practitioner specialty is my primary area of interest. Becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner will give me the advanced training needed to provide primary care, preventive health services, and education to all ages. My second choice is the Adult-Gero Nurse specialy program. As an adult gero nurse practitioner I will deliver the same services and care as a family nurse practitioner with the exception to the pediatric population.
I have been a registered nurse for two years. Prior to becoming a registered nurse, I was a licensed practical nurse for two years. During the time working as a licensed practical nurse at a long-term care facility, I realized I wanted to expand my role as a professional nurse. After becoming a registered nurse, I went to work as a case manager for a home health & hospice

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