When my daughter asked me for career advice, I thought very hard before suggesting anything to her. Although I come from a family of lawyers and I am a lawyer myself, I did not impose for my children to follow in my footstep. They are free to choose any career they like. I have always believed that in order for people to succeed in anything they do, work, hobbies, or even sport, they need to enjoy what they do. That’s why I thought hard, and evaluated where my daughter’s good at, so that my proposal would be appropriate for her.
My daughter has always excelled in all of her subjects at school, but her awards came mostly from Science related subjects. This was the main reason why I thought of healthcare professions, and I remembered that when my daughter was little, she would often play a nurse to her dolls. Until about five or six, her dream was to become a nurse. I suddenly focused on a nursing career, especially when Julia volunteers at the Children’s Hospital near her school during weekdays.
Because I was convinced my daughter, Julia, would be an effective nurse, I started researching on the web the nursing profession. Of all the types of nurses available, being a registered nurse or RN was the one I think would be most appropriate for my daughter. I discovered that acquiring a BSN or Bachelor of Science in Nursing is the first step to becoming a registered nurse. An RN Career Degree usually requires a 4 years study, with coursework that comprises science classes such as biology, anatomy, psychology, and chemistry, as well as general education.
Once the 4 year course is finished, my daughter needs to do a clinical partnership for a few months, and take …Continue reading