Nursing Shortage or Not (two articles) - page 2

There has been so much talk about the "supposed" nursing shortage vs. the influx of nurses (and nursing programs and nursing students) that I wanted to see what data was out there. One recent article... Read More

  1. by   1pinknurse
    IMO....nursing is like any other profession & is not the gateway to $$ like some make it seem. Nursing is hard work!! We deal with getting hit, hit on, spit on, bullied by other staff, disrespected by staff or patients, paid less than we give out & are physically yet mentally challenged all day! Just to name a few reasons of reality. Too many people get into nursing with crazy expectations of $$, security, stability, benefits, perfect working hours & getting into a perfect dept. I have been in the medical field for 18 yrs before becoming a nurse & I recommend that to anyone considering it as a profession. Before you jump in the pool, you may want to feel the water 1st. Just saying
  2. by   CP2013
  3. by   Madras
    Wholly!!! "In demand", "signing bonuses and other incentives"!!!!?! Click here to find your nursing program........ They just make it worse