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5 Points To Keep In Mind While Writing A Nursing College Essay

Being a nurse is beautiful, but it can be very challenging. You have to know how to handle any situation, how to make people trust you and see you as their friend. Of course, you will learn all this and much more in your nursing course. You have to write many essays on different themes so you can become familiar with this career, but you are not sure what is important. Take a look at these 5 points before you write your next composition:

  1. Patients are humans. It might sound funny and obvious, but you will understand why I emphasize this. Many nurses see the patients as a number of symptoms, not as real humans who have feelings, fears and opinions. When you discuss about a case, make sure to be sensitive and delicate with what you say.
  2. Confidentiality is important. If you don’t understand this from the very beginning, you will not be successful in this field. Very often you will find out private details about patients, you will know their family and their life. It is absolutely unacceptable to reveal this to anyone, even if you will never see this person again. Think twice about mentioning a real person in your composition.
  3. Statements need to be supported by arguments. You will have to write about diseases and symptoms, so you have to know what you are talking about. You can’t just say that a patient had a certain disease without bringing arguments for this. Remember that their life depends on you.
  4. Use psychology facts. In order to be good in this work, you have to get to know your patient and to make him trust you completely. Obviously, this means that you have to know how to discuss with them, how to remove their fear and how to find out details that they don’t want to reveal to the doctor. This does not mean that you are being nosey; this only means that you want to do everything that you can to make him healthy.
  5. Help your colleagues develop their skills. This will make your composition interesting and useful at the same time. You can discuss about tricks that you can use to improve the life of your patient, or how you can find out about the name of a substance in fast way.
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