Student Nurses' Perspectives
Zoe Youl - It is widely understood that the future lies in those youthful enough to affect and experience it. This insightful, intelligent and interesting perspective provides a glimpse into the reasoning behind a student's decision to embark upon a nursing career. More specifically, Zoe Youl describes the pre-conceived perspective she had about the nursing profession and how this was altered by personal experiences and external influences such as advice from other nurses. In addition to this, she implicitly conveys that touching, caring aspect that is so cherished within a nurse.
Tamarin Macleod - In this student nursing perspective, the unique position of a career-change to nursing is explored. As Tamarin Macleod decided to become a nurse at 33, she shows that more pragmatic approach to the decision to become a nurse. That is to say, she frankly acknowledges that some areas of the profession are less appealing. However, the overwhelming judgment of nursing is that the prominence placed in care and patient-centric focus is validating and exhilarating.