Nursingis a demanding career which requires many sacrifices for one to pursue such aworthwhile occupation. I had to quit my volunteer work so that I would fullydevote my time into fulfilling the necessary requirements to becoming a nurse.One significant moment in my life was when my godfather had lung cancer. He had been a smoker in his youth, butthat did not make the news any less devastating. I stayed by his side forseveral days and observed the nurses caring for my godfather. I was in awe oftheir empathic disposition and their willingness to engage my godfather and Iwhile This made me realize that I also wantedto devote myself to serving the needs of others.
There were many instances of caregiving in mylife that have influenced me to consider Nursing. Nursing is not only just acareer but an invaluable service that provides for the needs of others. When I reminisceof the past, I see withincreasing clarity how caregiving has been a substantial part of mycharacter.
I was raised by two immigrant parents who have worked hard to becomenaturalized citizens of the U.S. and get to where they are now. To make ends meet, they worked longhour shifts which often had me being watched over by a neighbor in my youth andtook care of myself when I got older. Whenever either of my parents weresick, I cleaned and eventually learned to cook to lessen their workload. Whenmy father got into an accident, my mother and I nursed him back to health.Therefore, I learned early onthe satisfaction that comes with caring for others while putting my own needs aside. caring forothers is something that seems to come natural to me and something I love to do.
After graduating nursingschool, my primary goal would be to work in a hospital for a few years todiscover from the many experiences in which area I want to specialize forfurther study. In particular, I look forward to working with eitherchildren or the elderly, especially those with estranged relationships orlittle to no family left. I want to care for them during their final days anddo all that I can to keep them as comfortable and happy as possible.While not directlyrelated to nursing, I have prior experience in caring for strangers.
In high school, I volunteered to work for a food bank near Times Square. I volunteeredfor about three years and assisted in registering and rationing food to the localhomeless. It was an eye-opening experience in caring for others who were less fortunate.One memorable incident was when I was still grasping the registration processmyself, one individual became upset at the long and utilized increasingly agitatedlanguage.
Shortly after finishing registration, I excused myself for a fewminutes to cry and felt I did not perform to standard. One of the supervisorssaid later told me that I Obtaining a Bachelors from Hunter-Bellevue School ofNursing will permit me to I always try my hardest as I am self-motivated.