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Personal Professional Nursing Career
This paper discusses the personal profession nursing career objectives of a visually impaired nurse.
# 103609 | 2,060 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on May 22, 2008 in Medical and Health (Nursing)

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This paper states that the author envisions herself as a leader, manager and advocate, working collaboratively with individuals, groups and organizations, to bring awareness and positive change to the careers of disabled nurses. The author relates that, as an individual with a visual impairment, she has consistently experienced discrimination in employment and has been turned down for positions for which she was more than adequately qualified. The paper points out that, as a change leader, one of the primary functions in this work will not only be to educate populations but also to motivate others toward change in regard to organizational culture and policies that affect disabled nurses. The author states that she will gain knowledge regarding instances of medical mistakes, if any, that have been caused because of disabilities of nurses and will draw comparisons to the medical errors that have been noted in relation to non-disabled nurses. The paper presents an action plan in a chart format.

Table of Contents:
Personal Vision Statement
Nursing Role in Five Years
Practice Location
Professional Leadership at a Local or Global Perspective
Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies
Work Satisfaction
Professional Work Values
Personal and Professional Strengths
Personal and Professional Weaknesses
Five Years Action Plan with Time Frames, Objectives and Strategies

From the Paper:

"I believe that one of my primary strengths in relation to my professional goals is my passion for my work and my commitment to achieving my goals. Additionally, I have the ability of providing effective leadership that I have successfully used to motivate others and inspire them to achieve success. As a team member in the health care system, I also realize my professional role in relation to others and have the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals. This ability is supported by my dedication to accountability and my commitment to quality care of patients."

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • Rose, J. (2007). Disabled nurses: Disclosure and safe practice. Nursing Zone. Retrieved April 1, 2007, from
  • Values statement of the professional nursing staff organization at the University of Virginia. (n.d.). University of Virginia Health Care System. Retrieved April 1, 2007, from

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