Essay Contest Winners

October 2011

I believe this about nursing..."Nursing plays an important role in society in helping to assure a necessary balance between illness, health maintenance, and health education."

I believe this about nursing… “Nursing empowers individuals to enhance quality of life at the individual, familial, and community level.”

September 2011

I believe this about nursing..."Nursing is about giving “second” chances."

I believe this about nursing… "Nursing will allow me to positively influence a patient’s experience every day."
 

I believe this about nursing… "Nursing provides flexibility and elasticity of choice affording those changing careers the ability to explore more positions than any other career field."

August 2011

I believe this about nursing... "Nursing combines the gift of social and physical healing."

I believe this about nursing, Nursing is a catalyst for change; it is undeniable proof that medical expertise and compassion do not have to be mutually exclusive concepts.

I believe this about nursing… "Nursing not only provides a service to the community, but it rewards the nurse as well."

July 2011

I believe this about nursing…"Nursing is being an advocate for those who cannot advocate for themselves."

I Believe This About Nursing…"No other profession combines the science of medicine with the art of patient care in the way nursing does."