How to Write an Essay to Describe Your Accomplishments in the Nursing Field

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How to Write an Essay to Describe Your Accomplishments in the Nursing Field
A nurse's pride is in her professional accomplishments. (Thomas Northcut/Digital Vision/Getty Images)

If you are a professional nurse or have been one and want to chronicle your accomplishments in the field of nursing in an essay, you must first take an overview of your experience as a professional nurse. Writing a personal essay about career accomplishments or achievements is a form of autobiography with a specific aim. it provides an overview of your past work and an assessment of what you have achieved. It should be informative but reflective.

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Things you need

  • Writing material (pen, paper)

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  1. 1

    Describe your present status and self in the opening paragraph. Give a description of how and why you got into the field of nursing and what your motivation was. Describe your objectives and ambitions at the time of starting your career in some detail.

  2. 2

    Describe the events of your life In the second paragraph as they relate to your career in nursing. Focus on achievements. These may be personal, such as becoming a more sensitive and compassionate person through your experience as a nurse, or professional, such as the hospitals or doctors you worked with, and to what effect. Continue in a new paragraph if necessary. Make the writing honest and clear.

  3. 3

    Conclude yoru essay by describing your current objectives as a nurse. Provide the reader with a clear idea of who you have become as a person and how your time as a nurse has shaped you and your professional and personal ambitions. Finish your essay by describing future aspirations, unfulfilled goals and how you hope to achieve them.

Tips and warnings

  • Make your essay personal and appealing by writing candidly about accomplishments that may even have been small but that meant a lot to you.

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