The most asked questions throughout everyone’s young adulthood or childhood is “what career have you decided on?” or “What are you going to college for?”. For me, the question that comes after announcing my career choice is “What made you decide to enter that field?”. My response is always the same. The answer I give is because of my passion for helping others and the satisfaction of knowing I succeeded in assisting families and the deceased. I believe I have skills which are ideal for employment in the field. My skills include: organization, dedication, time management, compassion for others and my work, adaptability, responsibility, detail oriented, professional, and self-motivation. I believe I chose a fitting career choice for me. …show more content…
The profession also has negatives. One of the negatives is dealing with emotional families and difficult cases. Each family has their different ways of grieving, some are not the greatest ways. The hardest part is having to watch them go through the pain they are in. As a funeral director, it is part of the job to help them cope as best as you can and to make sure the funeral runs smooth while having all the components the family wanted. The second negative is trying to make the hard wishes of the deceased family come true. Sometimes their religion or preferences requires extraordinary tasks in which you may have to find a way to make them happen or find an alternative to the wishes. The third negative is planning your personal schedule and not being able to have time off to do personal tasks, like spending time with family or going to events. This will affect me more when I decide to have children. Although this is a negative, I knew about the circumstance before entering the field. Death does not occur just because the time is convenient for me. The fourth negative is having early mornings and calls throughout the middle of the night. This is a profession where constant alert is required at all times. Services and deaths do not stop just because I had a call in the middle of the night. Others lives still go on and the world does not revolve around when I need sleep. Although the career has negatives and positives, I
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The career is chose is nursing, I chose this career because I love helping people, I am avid about making sure people are getting everything they need, making sure they get all of their medication so they can get better and can live a healthy life, Being a nurse you will record patients medical history and symptoms, administer patients’ medicines and treatments, operate and monitor medical equipment, explain what they do when going home. It is important to understand the education or training requirements, skills, talents needed salary and benefits offered and the duties for particular career when making this decision, with my help they could burgeon and get better.
In life, one will always have to make important choices. One of the most vital decisions one must make in one’s entire life is choosing a career. For some people, choosing a career can be very difficult but for me it was the total opposite. Ever since I was a little girl, I have always felt the need to help everyone around me. My family members would always call on me to take care of them and I always took great pride in it. I always seized the opportunity to take special care of my pets when they were ill. I knew what my calling was even as a little girl and it was to become a doctor. Right now, however I am on the way to becoming a Registered Nurse (RN).
I knew I wanted to be successful in life. I wanted my son to be proud of his mother. There was a strength in me I knew exsisted. I wanted to make an impact on my life and the life of others and I knew education was the key. I worked and continued to do research on healthcare careers and schools I could attend. After researching the different professions, I knew I wanted to be a Dental Assistant. I decided to move back to San Diego to pursue my new career.
The article, “10 Burdens Funeral Directors Carry”, written by Caleb Wilde expresses the unique struggles of those working the funeral business. They face numerous challenges through trying to aid and support those mourning a loved one. This often over looked and underappreciated field offers a salient as well as specific service desperately needed by each community. By encountering: depression, psychosis, isolation, stress, workaholism and death itself funeral directors make numerous personal sacrifices to continue to provide honor and respect to the dead.
I decided to take this class because I am interested in learning the basics for the medical field. I am interested in being a pediatrician because I enjoy working with children. I look forward to helping families by curing a sickly child or completing a usual check up. No one in my family has entered the field of medicine. I chose the medical field because I feel as if I can provide help for people who need it. Although these are my interest, I am still undecided for what I what for my future and I'm hoping this class can help me make the best
I made the decision to join the health care field based on my own desire, love of the people that live and thrive around me, and to be a role model for my daughter. I feel it is important to have a goal in life, and it is important to me to show my daughter the value of goals, and achieving them as well. I love meeting new people, and being able to lend a helping hand in any way I possibly can. What better way to help the general population then to have a profession in the health care industry.
I conceived that whatever I do in the future, it has to involve with helping other people. If I ask someone why they work and what makes them choose a career, most will say for to earn money. Money is essential for life; however, that is not the first goal of my life. I want to choose a career that gives me a sense of achievement. Every morning, I want to wake up excited to go to work with a passion and purpose, utilize my creative skill in working with hands, and help people in need.
Hard work and empathy were instilled in me at a young age and ultimately have guided my life decisions. I always knew I wanted a career doing something that involved helping people and left me feeling that I made a difference in their lives. I finished my undergraduate degree in Nutrition, but in the end lacked passion for the profession. Following a personal experience with an Occupational Therapist, I was able to see the positive outcome she had on my grandfathers recovery which lead me to pursue my career in occupational therapy.
about what and/or who has motivated you toward this career choice and why. In addition, you want
I chose to go back to school for several reasons. Two of those reasons are for a career advancement and financial stability. Having this degree has shown itself to be very important in the job I am currently in. A financially stable present and future are very important for myself as well as my family. I decided to go back to school several years ago, but it is so easy to get caught up with work, family, and life. I have been putting my education off and now I have promised myself that now is the time to start and focus on this degree. I am applying as a Director of Communications at the job I currently am in. The details that this job includes, is many. This is something that I am very passionate about as well as am seasoned in. Obtaining
Why did you choose to practice nursing? Throughout my 2015 fall semester, I really enjoyed the pre-requisites as a Pre-med major. Entering my 2016 spring semester, I began to struggle and question if this was really what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. I have always known I wanted to be in the medical field however; I just did not know what field. So I began to think exactly what I wanted to do. My mom is a dental assistant, so I thought about going into dental hygiene. So I job shadowed and instantly I knew that was not what I wanted to do. I went home that night and began researching majors. I thought about Physicians Assistant. I job shadowed a Southern Bone and Joint and realized I did not want to do that either. After job shadowing, I became very discouraged and began to pray and ask God to guide me where he wants me to serve. I really never considered becoming a nurse. I actually told my parents that I knew that I did not want to be a nurse. However, God had other plans for me. I talked to many people about nursing and what all it had to offer. I have always been a caring person that wants to help those in need and I believe nursing is the perfect profession for me. So I began to finish my pre-requisites and researched some nursing schools. I have always wanted to attend the University of Southern Mississippi. I love the people and the Golden Eagle spirit. After many
My passion for healthcare cultivated because of my family. Throughout my childhood and adolescent years, I got an opportunity to volunteer helping around the nursing home where my mother worked as a licensed practical nurse. Looking back, on those experiences influenced my entire career in so many diverse ways. Learning ample amounts of wisdom from various honorable people. As a child I was always trying to help my mother, grandmother, aunts, my church take care of others in our family and the community. Once I graduated from high school I did not know if I was prepared for college. Likewise, I was not sure if I wanted to become a registered nurse and follow my mother’s footsteps. However, I did attend a technical training school and became a certified nursing assistant in 2005. During my five year gap year, I conducted research on several different areas and aspects of healthcare. Over the course of ten years I have had the opportunity to experience different segments of healthcare. From the different settings of healthcare, exploring different business opportunities offered in healthcare, and educational and technical skill trainings. These three topics really influenced my decision to pursue a healthcare career.
There is an endless amount of possibilities an individual can go with a career in nursing. Nursing has plenty of specialties to choose from and nursing work is widely available throughout the world. It is personally rewarding and emotional to have an interactive relationship with the patients. This career allows nurses to get on a more personal level with the patients and provide comfort and bed care. Most importantly we can make a difference in patient's lives by bringing hope. Nurses are guardian angels when the patients are sick or seriously ill. They are the ones that spend a lot of time with patients and build long lasting relationships. During these interactions, it is these type of
Recently, after I decided to join the military I decided it was time to begin attending school again. Many reasons influenced my decision. The biggest reason I could come up with is the fact that while utilizing tuition assistance I do not entail any financial obligations as long as I receive a passing grade in all my courses. Being in the military has also made me realize the importance of achieving a higher level of education. In order to be set apart among your peers you need to prove you are attempting to better yourself at every turn. Education is a great way to prove that. Not only that, education is one thing no one can ever take away from you. I'm applying to Colorado Christian University to see what amount of transfer credits I will
I chose to attend Moorpark because the tuition is more affordable for the first two years rather than a 4-year college. I also like the variety of classes the college offers and its clean campus. I decided to take this particular class because I heard a lot of good comments about this course. This is my first year at Moorpark and I have not taken other college classes. It is important for me to attend college because I believe that education is one of the most valuable privileges one can have, and I have a desire to learn and to fulfill my potential. As a member of this class, I can offer many ideas and opinions. This semester, I am looking forward to improving my writing skills. I expect this course to involve a lot of reading, writing, and