Why Volunteer to Work as A Nurse Abroad
Working as a volunteer nurse allows you to give back to the people. Giving back makes one feel good about themselves. Giving back to society enables one to say thank you to the community for the support of their achievements in life.
A volunteer nurse has a platform of helping the needy in the society. The world is full of sick people who can hardly afford medical care and offering free services to them means so much. It is a golden opportunity to help these people salvage their broken lives and hope for a better tomorrow when you offer free services to them.
Additionally offering free nursing services or internship gives one firsthand experience with real patients unlike the dummies used in class. Volunteering gives a nurse a free platform to practice what they were taught and there so many patients willing to help the nurse achieve this mission.
Furthermore volunteering gives a nurse an opportunity to socialize. Leaving your country gives you an opportunity to get to know new and exposes you to different cultures.
Volunteering enables one to improve their relations with family and colleagues as it helps one to be tolerant with new peoples thus enabling one to manage anger and anxiety. Dealing with a number of strangers from different countries and cultures you get to know several things about others and this can teach you resilience and patience; sometimes you might not even understand their language and this calls for patience and in turn improves one’s persona. This great exposure will help you a good manager of your relationships both at the workplace and in the society.
Volunteering keeps one physically, mentally and spiritually healthy. When a nurse volunteers they become physically mentally and spiritually fit Watching other peoples suffering and the faith that patients will get better brings them closer to God.
Working as a volunteer nurse helps one make progress in their career. The fact that it is unpaid or one just gets a stipend doesn’t stop one from being a real nurse and thereby nursing real patient from different places as well as nursing patients with a variety of diseases and getting experience and hands-on skills such as communication teamwork ,planning problem solving among other invaluable skills. Advancing ones career require experience in dealing with real patients and a number of different diseases as well as workplace etiquette and skills like communication.