Profession of Nursing involves being well versed with the technical gadgets, bio-medical terms, clinical tests, test reports as well as psychology, since during the majority of the times, when doctors are not around, nobody from family or friend circle is nearby, a Nurse is supposed to be the bedside companion taking care of the person with all sincerity. The profession often requires long hours of working and heavy workloads while dealing with a range of people from all walks of life. Therefore in my opinion the profession of nursing requires;
Williams (2001) enlists the results of a survey pointing out that despite being a noble profession, Nursing ranks low in desirability as a profession because of the kind of labor involved in the job. But this very study also highlights the qualities of a Nurse which help in giving a new lease of life to the patient. The profession becomes all the more challenging while dealing with critical patients. The Nurse is supposed to listening to their stories, answer their questions, calm down their fears, and show them dignity and respect.