These personality characteristics allow me to not get overwhelmed when it is a

These personality characteristics allow me to not get

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characteristics allow me to not get overwhelmed when it is a very busy day on the floor. It also allows all of my patients to feel like they are really being cared for, and that their needs are being met. Being an educator to my patients throughout their hospital stay is extremely important. As well as the professional values I uphold, I also have personal philosophies I live my dayto day life by. The most important is to make sure that I try and be the best person I can be every day. Being a compassionate person is not only important to me as a nurse, but also as a person. I believe that as long as I go through life always attempting to do what I believe is right, and trying
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT3to be a “good” person, then I am doing well. It is my responsibility to reflect upon myself and my actions regularly in order to continue to better myself. For example, if I am able to look back on my day and think to myself that the things I said and did were in the best of both myself and others, then I accomplished being the best version of myself then I feel that I have accomplished my life philosophy. Committing myself to these philosophies are a goal I strive for every day and intend to apply to my lifetime goals.As a nurse in the rapidly growing healthcare field, goals play a major role in staying focused and promoting development. The goal I wish to accomplish first is to complete the Bachelors of Science in Nursing program at the University of Texas, Arlington by December 2018.I can accomplish this by taking my last classes two at a time. I am very new in a career; due to this, I have not planned for any opportunities other than finishing my BSN program. Therefore, at this point, almost every opportunity I have within the next year or two would be considered unplanned. Looking towards the future, I would like to become a Nurse Preceptor at my hospital within the next 3-5 years. I hope to accomplish this by attempting to be the best at what I do and
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