Individual Career Plan

Brooklyn Waldrip
Career Objective: Registered Nurse (RN)
Values, interests, personality, and aptitudes:
I value the lives of others and have a passion to provide care to them.
I am very interested in the challenges being a nurse entitles. It involves being on your toes and
thinking fast with many different patients to care for at once.
I am very organized, respectful and responsible. I dedicated to becoming a nurse and
determined to reach my goals for my future.
I am dedicated. Nursing is what I am to do with my life; working with others and having an
impact on their lives and I will stop at nothing to achieve that.
Duties and Responsibilities:
A Registered Nurse (RN) requires a large base of knowledge used to assess, plan and intervene
to promote health, prevent disease and help patients cope with illness. When providing direct
patient care, nurses observe, assess and record symptoms, reactions and progress, which
provides the basis for care planning and intervention.
I personally would like to be a Neonatal Nurse. Neonatal nursing is a subspecialty of nursing that
works with newborn infants born with a variety of problems ranging from prematurity, birth
defects, infection, cardiac malformations, and surgical problems.
Education: Brenau University
Major: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Degree: Registered Nurse (RN)
Admission Requirements: High School Transcript SAT or ACT scores, teacher recommendations, High
School GPA and difficulty of classes are very important.
Location: Gainesville, GA
Finances:
Tuition-$12,190 or $616/hr
fees-$4,196
books and supplies-$848
room and board-$8,970

Education: University of North Georgia
Major: Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Degree: Registered Nurse (RN)
Admission Requirements: High School Transcript, SAT or ACT scores, teacher recommendations, High
School GPA, degree of difficulty of classes, and test scores are very important.
Location: Dahlonega, GA
Finances:
Tuition-$4,852
fees-$1,718
books and supplies-$1,000
room and board- $8,430

Secondary Career Objective: Occupational Therapy
Values, interests, personality, and aptitudes:
I value the lives of others and have a passion to provide care to them.
I am very interested in the challenges Occupational Therapists face. They have to evaluate the
many different methods of providing patients with the best care to promote independence and
motor skills.
I am very organized, respectful and responsible. I dedicated and determined to reach my goals
for my future.
I am dedicated. I know that I want to be successful in the medical field and I plan to work hard
and do what it takes to reach my goals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Occupational therapists help people participate in the things they want and need to do through
the therapeutic use of everyday activities. Common occupational therapy interventions include
helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, helping
people recovering from injury to regain skills, and providing supports for older adults
experiencing physical and cognitive changes.
University of Georgia
Major: Medical and Medicine Services
Degree: Doctorate
Admission Requirements: High School transcript, SAT or ACT scores, GPA is very important, teacher
letter of recommendation.
Location: Athens, GA
Finances:
Tuition-$9,242
fees-$2,196
books and supplies-$848
room and board-$8,970
Outlook: There will always be people in need of care. Going into the medical field opens so many doors
and routes to go down and there are so many different options to explore. My main goal is to provide
care to others in an enjoyable and upbeat atmosphere. I belong in to medical field and I believe I would
be a great attribute as a staff member.
Skills, Training and Certification:
Registered Nurse- Perform physical exams and health histories, Provide health promotion, counseling
and education, Administer medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions,
Interpret patient information and make critical decisions about needed actions, Coordinate care, in
collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals, Direct and supervise care delivered by other
healthcare personnel like LPNs and nurse aides, Conduct research in support of improved practice and
patient outcomes. To become an RN, you must first recieve a high school diploma or pass the General
Education Development (GED) test, Obtain a bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN), Take the National
Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN), and Find a job as a nurse to practice and
perform skills involved for an RN.
Occupational Therapist- they develop an individualized evaluation, during which the client/family and
occupational therapist determine the patient’s goals, customized intervention to improve the person’s
ability to perform daily activities and reach the goals, and an outcomes evaluation to ensure that the
goals are being met and/or make changes to the intervention plan. To become an Occupational
Therapist you must first earn a Bachelor’s Degree, advance to a Master’s Degree, and receive a license
by the state to practice and perform on patients.
Other Related Careers: Registered nurse, physical therapist, and nurse practitioner.
Graduation Tests: I have passed all EOCT exams.
SAT- taken March 9, 2013 and May 4, 2013