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1NURSING CAREERNursing CareerNameHouston Community CollegeEDUC 1300October 3, 2019
2NURSING CAREERNursing CareerMy name is Jessica Carmon, and I plan on becoming a registered nurse. Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always enjoyed playing doctor with my toy dolls and pretending to help them feel better. I also use to watch medical shows growing up, so it introduced me to the medical field. It caught my interest, and I told myself that becoming a nurse was what I was supposed to do when I graduate high school. I took an assessment online and it proved to me, that my top fivestrengths are harmony, developer, restorative, futuristic, and positivity (Clifton Strengths, 2019). My strengths will help me through college, and throughout my whole career because I am futuristic. It means that I constantly think about the future, which will help guide me on becoming a registered nurse. I am also restorative, and good at trying to find out what is wrong to resolve the problem. To be able to have this as one of my best strengths, my career as a registered nurse will be a passion of mine for the rest of my life. Job ResponsibilitiesRegistered nurses make up to $71,730 a year nationally. The employment of RN’S is predicted to grow twelve percent from 2018 to 2028 (The Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019). Thismeans that it is much faster than the average for any occupation. Finding a job as a nurse anywhere in the U.S, I am going to be able to find a lot of openings for RN’s in my future. Typically, nurses take care of their patients, and teaches their patients or the general public, aboutvaries health conditions. They can work in clinics, hospitals, healthcare services, etc. The required education to become a registered nurse can be an associate’s degree in nursing, a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, or a diploma from an approved nursing program. When I receive my associates degree, I am capable of finding a job as a RN, while trying to obtain my bachelor’s
3NURSING CAREERdegree to better my chances of finding a location I would like to work at. Other than having a degree, nurses need to have a license in order to interact with real patients.

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