Nursing in Mexico
- 0Apr 4, '07 by chachi69Hello,
Does anyone know how nursing as a profession in Mexico compares to the U.S.?
I know that it is still a little conservative compared to the U.S. -- men are doctors and women are nurses (99%), but are the career options, mobility, and pay comparable? Do they even have such a thing as Nurse Practitioners? I am not one currently but that is my long-term plan. Moving to Mexico may be another long-term plan.
My fear is that a nurse in Mexico is a low-paying, blue collar job; like it used to be for many years here in the states, many years ago.
If anyone could shed some light on the subject I would appreciate it. Thank you.
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- 0Apr 4, '07 by HeartsOpenWidemy theory teacher told me that she had a hispanic patient once who was visting from mexico. Very dignafied, and treated my teacher "like a maid" can't remember what exactly the situation was. but she said that is just how nurses are looked at in mexico, nothing special.
- 0Oct 1, '11 by BetmigI'm from Mexico. Yes it's pretty conservative but slowly the proffesion is getting better and is slowling having a better possition, still yes, it's still a blue collar profession besides we do exactly as much as in other countries. That's why i'm considering in moving overseas when i'll finish my studies.