The Guys Club: Guy Students Come on In! - page 90

Hi All! I'm a crazy father of 2 ex-premed who just recently turned down Northwestern to go into a RN program. I already have an Associate in Science, but I'll be getting another ADN and then... Read More

  1. by   mabton8
    Hey guys !!

    I'm 49 and I'm in the 3 third semester of the ADN program at Riverside Community College. I'm looking forward to graduation in June 2009 and starting my second career. To all the other old guys in nursing programs around the nation, YOU GUYS ROCKS!!

    Mike
    ADN Student June 2009
  2. by   Had2dawg
    First Post

    I am 25 yrs old and in my first semester in nursing school. This is my second career(Economics/Business Mngt) background. I would say there is about 30 dudes out of approx. 200 people in my program now but my program is so competitive that usually only about 1/5 of the students usually graduate. Wish me luck.
  3. by   Sd2ndchance
    [quote=bedpan;506751]Well darn! Left out again! Oh well, story of my life!

    I am male and a student - but in an LPN Program - Hopefully will go on for RN after becoming liscensed as an LPN.

    Well you're not the only fish in that pond!

    I'm a male,student,LPN program (2 months to go)... I'm also a displaced autoworker(23y),49 years young, father of 3, grandfather of 2.
    I would love any support and encouragement from you guys. " It's a jungle out there, and its filled with WOMEN (ha ha)

    Sd2ndchance
  4. by   TEXAS_BSN_RN
    <---------MALE NURSE BSN, RN working in ICU ....and I love working with women.
  5. by   danegerous
    im a 24 year old dude in a Bac to BSN program...I have 10 months left, woohoo!
  6. by   bradons
    I'm a 20 year old male in my third year of the BN RN program in northern manitoba. Only male left that is in clinical till next year. Start my med/surg 6 week rotation next week. Can't wait.
  7. by   danegerous
    Quote from bradons
    I'm a 20 year old male in my third year of the BN RN program in northern manitoba. Only male left that is in clinical till next year. Start my med/surg 6 week rotation next week. Can't wait.

    Med Surg was a blast, but a little messy, haha. I did my rotation at a VA Hospital and it was really enjoyable. I worked with a bunch of WWII and Vietnam Vets...awesome
  8. by   bradons
    Quote from danegerous
    Med Surg was a blast, but a little messy, haha. I did my rotation at a VA Hospital and it was really enjoyable. I worked with a bunch of WWII and Vietnam Vets...awesome
    ahah ya i heard it was a little messy but im not too worried. I'll probably end up working medical anyway when I'm done. Also get a week of dialysis in their too.
  9. by   apolojo11
    Hi


    I know how you feel!. But I want to tell you you are not the only one, so don't worry.For example there are 4 male SN in my program and there are four clinical sites. each clinical grp has one M nrsng Student. It can be intimidating at times but I am doing alright so stick to the fight bro.

    :typing
  10. by   apolojo11
    Hey Guys
    I have a question regarding Priming an Iv tubing and the process of hanging the primary and secondary bag. I mean My instructor thinks I am genius in maths because i give the flow rate for gtt/min or ml/hr conversion right away without having to calculate using paper and pencil or calculator.However, she is always upset with me and i am :imbar because I always mess it up with the process that involves gathering equipment, verifying IV order or physicians orders using the six rights and 3 checks ... of hanging the primary or the secondary bag. So please advise me if there is a web site that has a video clip that shows how to start and end this process or write me a step by step process, Thank you.
  11. by   Neem
    I am the ONLY guy in my RN class of 35 women! Yikes!!!!
    Any suggestions on how to survive being the only male RN student out of a class of 35 women?
  12. by   danegerous
    Seriously, take cover! haha. I am the only dude and I only have 12 ladies. Justbe prepared for lots of drama. Not between you, but the kind you have to listen about. Boyfriends, husbands, drama drama drama! haha. seriously, though...
  13. by   bradons
    I hear it everyday and sometimes i think there nuts.

    Some of the stuff they talk about in class.:icon_roll

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