I have worked for many years in pursuit of my dream career of becoming a nurse, however, as I come up on my second year of nursing, I reflect on how much I have learned and where I want to go from here in my nursing career. The "politics" of hospital nursing has truly made me have a change of heart, and as the ONLY black Labor & Delivery nurse on my unit I often times feel singled out when it comes to theses "politics". Labor & Delivery will always be my first love and my pas
Hello All! I’m pleased to say that I have completed another quarter of my graduate school program, and am one step closer to becoming a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner! This past quarter I took Advanced Pharmacology and Nursing Ethics. Advanced Pharmacology is a standard class of any graduate program and serves as a more in depth look into the pathophysiology of drugs we prescribe to patients. The ethics class I took was interesting, I got to view different landmark cases a
I’ve been asked quite a few times, why I chose to pursue Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner over Family Nurse Practitioner. The two have many overlapping similarities but a few differences that caused me to weigh heavily between which would be best for me.
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner A Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) is an Advanced Practicing Nurse specializing in women’s obstetric and gynecological care. WHNPs can work in doctor’s offices, hospitals, and some
Drexel University Drexel University is a private research university founded in 1891, with its main campus located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Drexel has many academic colleges including engineering, law, medicine, and the College of Nursing and Health Professions. The College of Nursing and Health Professions is home to over 60 different undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs. What drew me to Drexel was it’s mission and vision. T
So you've decided that you want to be a nurse? Great decision! As I study for my final exam of the semester (which is cumulative, so please pray for me), I can't help but wish I would have known a few things from the beginning that would have helped me through this journey called Nursing School. I am currently in my senior year (junior-level) of the four year Bachelor's of Science in Nursing Program at Winston-Salem State University. Whether you are already in a program, or y