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From a Male ED Nurse’s Perspective

I’m surprised to hear how you guys all seem to hate nursing. If I hated my job I would change department or hospitals or go back to school to finish my Master’s or something.
What I’m hoping is this is just a way to let off some steam and not the mindset you people take [...]

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Looking for a Job that Pays Well Except Nursing

I am just another nurse frustrated by the insensitivity of CEO’s sticking it to nurses so they can have enough money left over at the end of the year for their new yacht, summer house, private island, whatever. You get the point. The reason I think there is a nursing shortage is because nobody [...]

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A Medical Assistant Job is Not too Shabby

I work in a pediatric doctor’s office. For the most part it’s a good job. But then there are times, like when you get kicked and told how much they hate you and then the parents say to their kids” the mean nurse is going to give you a shot now”. ¬†Actually had one mom [...]

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The Ugly Truth About Nursing: Stay Away

The problem in nursing is not the actual job (provided you had time to do it). It’s a variety of personalities such as doctors (who don’t have to be DRUG TESTED by the way – explain that to me and while you are at it just try to get a job as a nurse WITHOUT [...]

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Made a Mistake with My Career Choice

I like giving care to people but truthfully, people are more grateful to the guy who changed their oil in their car than to the nurse who suctioned their mothers throat so she could breath. They just want to know why the sheets weren’t changed today. I was sort of defaulted into nursing. With young [...]

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Many People are Hating on Nursing

It’s been brewing under the surface since my 1st job and the truth has now hit me head on. I hate nursing.
I came to this realization after I googled, “I hate nursing”. After reading what other nurses were saying it was like everyone somehow had the power to read my mind.
Now before all of you [...]

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I Love Working as a Nurse

I am a Registered nurse who worked many years as a floor nurse and team leader on a medical unit consisting mostly of cardiac patients and occasional neurology patients. I loved being a nurse despite the fact that the hospital was always short staff and the pay for Arkansas is among one of the lower [...]

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Experiencing the Good and Bad of Nursing

I am a new graduate RN, formally an LPN (for 1 yr-got it while in nursing school). I have discovered there are many aspects of nursng both good & bad. I love helping people, have real compassion for the ill & injured and have strong faith (really helps in the profession). I currently work in [...]

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The Stress is Not Worth the Pay for Nurses

I am so glad (but sorry too) to see all the other nurses who feel as I do. I can’t believe the stress and workload expected of the RNs in my unit and hospital. From what I read it’s the same everywhere too.
I read someone make a comment that they were [...]

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Things to Consider Before Entering Nursing school

Hello there!
I’ve been a nursing student for 2 years already.
There are several things that you have to consider before applying to the nursing school.
1. Ask them what is the ratio between student who entered the school and actually graduated from it.
This is the most important thing to ask.
Some schools have very low ratio. For example, [...]

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