I Want to Beccome a Nurse Practitioner

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    I am currently and CNA

    and starting Monday will be taking classes for the pre-nursing program. Being a CNA has been extremely rewarding however, what interests me about the medical field is the whys and the how comes. I like learning about different diagnoses and why the body reacts the way it does...
    18-21, F
    Apr 4, 2015

    My Ultimate Goal

    When I was 16 I read a fascinating book about retroviruses.  The chapter about HIV was really interesting and began to make me feel like I wanted to have a hand in treating patients afflicted with this awful virus.  I always wanted to work in the medical field even...
    Zurie Zurie
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 6, 2009

    I graduated with my Advance Practice degree in

    June and left the hospital and now work full time for a great group of MD’s at a GI Center. But I am doing everything I can to keep up. It is like the first day of nursing again. School gives you a few things, but the rest you have to slug out by learning in the field...
    Marcette88 Marcette88
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2015

    Why isn't life simple?

    This June I will graduate with my NP and I find myself as lost as I was when I graduated from high school and nursing school. Jumping from the academic world to the real world I find to be very difficult. This time around I have basically gone to school almost three quarter...
    Marcette88 Marcette88
    31-35, F
    Apr 7, 2015

    I Want to Be a Nurse Practitioner

    One day I went to go see my grandma at the hospital and I seen diffrent kind of people and what they do.So I asked this nice lady she said she was a Nurse Practitioner.I was walking around the hospital to see what they do.So i thought to myself "Oh i wanna be this".So I...
    ClassyTonya ClassyTonya
    1 Response Jul 15, 2008
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