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William F. Connell School of Nursing

"I believe this about nursing"

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Karen Jennings MS '11 is one of the winners of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing essay contest. The essay shares a personal story starting with the phrase "I believe this about nursing..."

Jennings shares her experiences both from a nurse's perspective working on an eating disorders unit, and through a patient's eyes after a friend was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease, and describes how these challenges helped her realize her desire for a career that truly helps individuals. Read the essay here ยป