another student recently posted this:
- here is what they asked me at the admission interview:
- what type of qualities do you possess that would make you a good nurse?
- describe a situation where you showed compassion and sympathy for another individual.
- describe a situation where you were on a tight deadline and how did you handle it.
- what is your worst characteristic?
- what is your best quality?
- is there any characteristic you would change, have you tried changing it?
- what do you think a nurse does?
- where do you see yourself in 5 years?
i recognize these questions from a question bank i have to elicit desired behavior and personality traits, so that is what those questions are looking to bring out.
i have recommended that students read this website and understand exactly what an lpn does: http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos102.htm
- about lpn nursing from the u.s. department of labor
this website talks about the top 10 qualities of a great nurse: http://www.nursingschools.com/guidan...ng-top-10.html
because this is similar to a job interview
(you will constantly be evaluated in school for information to be given to potential employers for your first job recommendation) i would also advise:
- do not talk about your personal self or try to show off.
- do not show your superiority in the situation.
- do not show your agreement or disagreement with the things an interviewer says.
- do not compare yourself with other candidates.
- don't let them trick you into participating in gossip. don't respond to gossip.
- do not interrupt the person you are with without reason.
- do not use or talk about technology you don't understand or know anything about. just admit you've never worked with that equipment before.
- do not talk about irrelevant things
- do not volunteer information until you are asked for it.