Qualities to Help You Succeed as a Nursing Student

Top Nursing Student Attributes

Nursing is a demanding career, and the unique challenges you’ll face mean you need to have certain qualities for nursing to be the right fit for you. These are some of the most important things you’ll need in the Misericordia ABSN program:

Perseverance

1

Perseverance

Empathy and Compassion

2

Empathy and
Compassion

A Drive to Learn

3

A Drive
to Learn

Communication Skills

4

Communication Skills

Organizational Skills

5

Organizational Skills

Critical Thinking Skills

6

Critical
Thinking Skills

A Goal-Oriented Oriented Mindset

7

A Goal-
Oriented Mindset

Assertiveness

8

Assertiveness

Reliability

9

Reliability

The Ability to Administer Self-Care

10

The Ability to
Administer
Self-Care