Nurses Returning to School
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This paper explains that the reasons why nurses return to school and the associated problems they face are individualized depending on each person's life and goals. Next, the author reviews some of the potential problems areas that can cause stress such as role change, becoming an adult learner, facing possible failure and loss of self-actualization. The paper examines the author's goals in returning to school and her need to maintain balance in her life to reduce the stress.
From the Paper:"I returned to school because it is my goal to obtain not only my BSN but also my Master's Degree. I haven't yet decided if I want the Master's in administration, research, or teaching, but I want to eventually get off the floor and into a less physical role in my nursing career. Having started this later in life, my body is not used to the assault it faces throughout each shift, and I have a lot of arthritis. I need to further my education so that there are more roles available to me in the nursing profession that are not as physically demanding."
Sample of Sources Used:
- Callin, M. (1983). Going back to school: An open letter to a nurse thinking of returning for further education. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 14(4), 21-27.
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