It is not fair for anyone to be discriminated against. Women know all too well what it is like to be discriminated against in the workforce. Now, I am experiencing that men too are being discriminated against in the nursing profession.
My brother is going to school to be a nurse and he has written me about situations within his own program, which are obviously happening by his instructors, not fellow students, to get him kicked out. I have put over twenty years in the nursing profession and am disheartened to the fact that my brother is being discriminated against. Where are the caring, compassionate and honest faculty? I am dismayed and shocked by my brother's situation.
I believe in policies and procedures. They are put there to protect the rights of students, teachers, employees and employers. I suggested to him to look up his rights and become familiar with them. If he is subjected to discrimination, he should remind them of his rights. If they don't want to listen, take it to the student body government. The embarrassement alone would not be good for the nursing program.
Nurses are trying to be recognized as a profession, if that is the case, they need to start behaving as professionals.
Last edit by katiesuern on Oct 7, '10