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I Absolutely LOVE my Nursing Job!

I absolutely LOVE my job! Some days are harder than others, and I get yelled at and put down like every other nurse out there, but I do not go to work every day for the paycheck. I go to work because I love what I do. There is no greater feeling in the world [...]

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Nursing is Sucking the life out of me

I am an LPN at a Long Term Care facility. I took this job, because I did not want to work at our local hospital and that no other place was hiring in our area and the surrounding areas. I needed the money, because my car was falling apart, I’m getting married in the spring [...]

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Seriously, I Actually Love My Nursing Job

For all of you complaining about how much they hate nursing than why are you still doing it? I graduated from nursing school about a year and a half ago, I am an LPN. I work in a nursing home and yes it is mostly all about the money for the company, understaffed, and our [...]

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No Escape from the Nursing Profession

I have been a nurse in a level one trauma center’s ER for seven months now and feel worthless and abused every day. I went to a prestigious nursing school for my Bachelor’s degree, have thousands of dollars in loans, all to feel like a waitress who is constantly degraded, humiliated, and yelled at every [...]

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Going Back to Nursing After Several Years

I am an ex-nursing student. Before going to Nursing school, I was in Biochemistry. Somehow, I was convinced by my aunt that Nursing is a better career because there is so much demand. Well, I went to Nursing school and after a month and a half, I knew, I just knew that’s not what I [...]

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Considering Another Career In the Future Besides Nursing

I am an LPN 13 years now. I worked in long term care,skilled care units,home care visits and physicians office. Most in long term (Alzheimers). I was trying to find where I really fitted in in this occupation. My favorite was Physicians Family practice office. However, the pay was the lowest. I liked [...]

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How Times Have Change for the Nurses

Hi there, I have been at home for the past decade or so to care for my young children, and am ready to go back to school & begin a new career. Becoming an RN was my first choice, so I came here to find some feedback on being an RN. It has been eye-opening [...]

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Loving and Hating Nursing at the Same Time

I’ve been a nurse for over 12 years. I switched into nursing from the computer field. I was bored sitting behind the desk. I thought Hmm I’ve always wanted to help people. I’ll become a nurse. Wow was I shocked when I hit the floor. I couldn’t understand nurse’s [...]

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As Bad as it Gets in Nursing

I am a staff nurse and just being a nurse makes me want to kill myself. I work in the worst environment I can think of. I would rather dig holes for a living and live in the local shelter than continue to work in the nursing profession. If you want to waste your life, [...]

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Help! I Want to Escape from Nursing

Even though I had my doubts while I was still a pre-registration student, I stuck out my nursing degree and managed to graduate with the highest grade possible – getting a first post as a Staff Nurse / RN on a 36-bed medical ward I’d enjoyed as a student. The only thing that kept me [...]

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