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NUR 120 - Why Nursing?

This guide is designed to help you complete the Why Nursing? assignment in Nursing 120.

2. Explore Your Topic

After thoroughly examining your assignment, now it's time to look for some initial thinking about your topic. For this paper, you will choose your top 2 reasons for going into nursing and 2 attitudes from the list in your textbook. This assignment should be an honest evaluation of yourself and the attitudes you truly hope to attain as a nurse.  Your textbook is a great place to start brainstorming what qualities a nurse should have and why nursing appealed to you. 

Analyze Your Topic

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Ask yourself the following questions: How does a nurse portray caring?
How does a nurse show professionalism? 


Think about the reasons you have chosen nursing as your course of study and future profession. You will need to state the top 2 reasons you have chosen nursing, and why they are your top 2 reasons. 

Review Table 15-3 on page 203 of your textbook. Pick 2 attitudes that you hope to work on during your studies of nursing. You will need to discuss the 2 attitudes you chose, explain why you chose them, and explain how to you will implement them in class or in clinical.