2) How do you see yourself contributing to the nursing profession?
This material may consist of step-by-step explanations on how to solve a problem or examples of proper writing, including the use of citations, references, bibliographies, and formatting. This material is made available for the sole purpose of studying and learning - misuse is strictly forbidden.1. I admit, the connection between an LPN’s work and the desire to move on and up to becoming an RN is not readily obvious – well, other than in the readily obvious terms of one’s career. But is it always just that, is the transition from LPN to RN only ever born of self-interest? I certainly would hope not, and I would like to think it is much more than that for me. In fact, the connection between the two, and the calling—yes, the calling!—to become an RN is, for me, natural. And that calling has influenced and informed every moment of my working life as an LPN, just as much as my dedication to the people in my care and to the profession to which I have devoted my adult life.
Becoming an RN has always been my professional goal – more on this calling of mine in a moment, but I mention it here to make plain the way this goal has shaped my work as an LPN. Because the role and work of an RN was always a motivating model for me, I worked hard to be the best LPN I could be while always having a part of me assume the position of an RN watching...