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DSN, Doctor of Science in Nursing, Latina Nurse

I am a woman of Puerto Rican ancestry who was born in New York. Since late adolescence, I have been dedicated to my career in nursing, completing both my BSN and my MSN at XXXX College. Now 41, I am a nurse who has time to develop a great deal of passion about patients, and to have strong feelings about the importance of providing adequate care to everyone, irrespective of their socio-economic background. I am especially knowledgeable about and concerned with our geriatric patients. I feel strongly that a wealthy society such as ours can afford outstanding nursing care for our elderly patients irrespective of their ability to pay and I want to devote the balance of my life to this cause.

10 years from now I would like to be teaching in a BSN program. I have heard it said that one never fully learns a subject until they teach it. I have another academic research interest in nurse-nurse relations, especially in terms of hostility, what provokes it, and how it is best managed. Most of all, however, I want to dedicate my professional life to investigating how to best go about improving patient outcomes, especially for geriatric patients; and, most particularly, those geriatric patients that are indigent, or come from families of scare resources. Despite the fact that I was born in America, I have retained my Spanish as part of my family tradition and I especially prize my opportunities to use it on the job. I feel strongly that nurse-patient communication needs to take place in the language that they know best, both of them. I am pleased that there is a great demand for bi-lingual nurses who also speak Spanish.

I have over ten years of nursing experience in our hospital’s Progressive Care Unit working primarily with patients on telemetry and mechanical ventilators. I am currently a charge nurse on a 25 bed step-down unit serving a high volume of cardiac patients. I perform clinical nursing assessments, develop, and implement nursing care plans, provide cardiac monitoring, ventilator monitoring, and weaning protocols. I educate patients and their families and assist with discharge planning. I also provid orientation for new nursing staff. Prior to this position I spent three years providing nursing care throughout Westchester County and the North Bronx. I performed assessments, administered medications, cared for wounds, changed dressings, etc. I especially enjoyed my collaboration with multidisciplinary teams in the development of comprehensive care plans. I also very much enjoyed providing emotional support and respite care to families in this position.

 In my free time, I often volunteer in a hospital setting. Most prominently, I have devoted countless hours to Heart-to-Heart Seminar, doing blood pressure screenings, Safety Fairs, Flu administration, infection control education for the community in both English and Spanish, I move around in volunteer circles because I see this as an important aspect of a professional nurse that looks forward to fulfilling a leadership position in her field, especially if I am admitted to your distinguished program so that I will have an education in nursing that is among the finest. I take special pride in my contribution as a Puerto Rican woman to the celebration of diversity in the medical community

 The greatest contribution that I might be able to make to society would be to help to expand our nursing knowledge base through research and education to diminish health disparities in the community. I am confident that my dedication, hard work, and strong will to achieve success will help me to excel in your program. I am confident that your distinguished faculty will help me to realize my dream. I would consider it a special honor and privilege to have the opportunity to pursue my education at the XXXX Graduate Center. Thank you for considering my application.

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