Successful Nurse Qualities

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There are many great qualities that make up a successful nurse and I feel that I have many of them. To be a nurse you have to be compassionate, ambitious, have diligence, professionalism, pride and a different outlook on life just to name a few. I am currently a certified nursing assistant in the state of Kentucky and Indiana and a three year employee of Oakwood Health Campus. When you go into the nursing field there is going to be good and bad days but it’s all in how you choose to handle the situation. Working hand in hand with some wonderful nurses I have also learned time management which is also a good quality because it seems like the work is never done. There is always someone to help take care of or hold a hand when the patient needs it…show more content…
My brother and sister are both in the medical field so I knew that I wanted to do something in the medical field. I have always been intrigued by how the body functions and taking care of someone in need. My choice wasn’t evidently clear to me until I became a CNA and at that point I knew that I wanted to become a nurse indefinitely. Working alongside many fellow nurses has shown me that there was nothing else in the world that I wanted to do than be a nurse and further my education. I see nursing as respecting the patients’ needs and wants, making patient safety a number one priority, acting in the patients’ best interest, being ethical, and working well with other health care professionals to name a few.
I plan to get my Bachelors of Science of nursing here at the University of Louisville and work locally at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital for a few years. I would then like to become a nurse in the ER or become a flight nurse with the local air evacuation. If everything is going well in my life by then I have considered going back for my Masters in nursing. Thank you for taking the time to read a little bit about
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