In the nursing profession, you can see the immediate effects of your work and know you are making a difference. Your days can be extremely rewarding. Here is a collection of reasons why pursing a nursing degree is so fulfilling.
Even in your first class, you make a difference in people’s lives.
You start your career gaining experience in helping people that require your presence and skills to survive. There are few careers where this happens. When you take your first nursing class, either in a classroom or doing your clinical hours, you are preparing to make a big difference in someone’s life. Making a difference and enriching lives is what nursing is all about.
It’s worth all of the effort and will pay off in the long run.
Nursing is one of the top career prospects in New Hampshire. A 19% growth in the nursing profession is expected over the next 10 years. Nurses with a BSN degree have higher salaries due to the experience they gain in their nursing degree programs.
Juggling work, school, and family at the same time is a lot. However, this is a temporary situation. It will be worth all the effort you are putting into your degree now.
Class is a great place to network with other students and professors.
When you enter the RN to BSN program, you build a professional network of professors and peers. The connections you make in class could lead to your next big career opportunity.
Your instructors have been where you are and know how to help.
Nurses are natural helpers. Our instructors have had long careers as practicing nurses. They have heard and seen everything. They want you to have fun with your courses and use your time as a student to learn the profession. They don’t want you to get overwhelmed or beat yourself up or over an assignment. If you need help just ask.
You become part of a team of leaders in the most trusted profession.
Nursing is the number one most trusted profession and they are often the first person encounter in an emergency situation. There is camaraderie among nurses. They understand the nature of the work and the type of person it takes to be successful as a nurse.