Guys: what made you want to go into nursing?

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    I am aiming to go to nursing school......and wanted insight as to why you guys went into/going into nursing ......
    sidenote:.my family thinks it would be "wiser" for me to go into medicine, being that im "young" and all, and think i should strive for more of a "challenge" and more "respect", hence go into medicine......??:spin:

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    Just tell your family what one of my male coworkers told his:

    "I have a degree.

    I made over $130K last year without overhead.

    My malpractice insurance is a lot cheaper.

    My hours are better than a doctors."

    And the one I laughed the hardest at was "girls fathers trust you for some reason, once they find out she's dating a "male" nurse".
    zieglarf, kalevra, kc_trackstar_05, and 3 others like this.
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    At the time, it was an automatic promotion in rank.
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    Quote from systoly
    At the time, it was an automatic promotion in rank.

    i JUST WANT TO interrupt and say THANKS FOR ALL THE POSTS guys and gals, KEEPEM coming,,.all of you share interesting perspectives......as for systoly...what do you mean by your post????
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    Quote from Canadian eh?
    i JUST WANT TO interrupt and say THANKS FOR ALL THE POSTS guys and gals, KEEPEM coming,,.all of you share interesting perspectives......as for systoly...what do you mean by your post????
    Sorry, I was very vague. I was in the military at the time, had just been promoted and my next promotion was not at all in near sight. Successful completion of the nursing program was an automatic promotion to the next rank, regardless of time in rank or grade.
    kalevra and Canadian eh? like this.
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    I chose a profession with the highest saturation of attractive women to work with.

    (:
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    Quote from DuluthMike
    I chose a profession with the highest saturation of attractive women to work with.

    (:

    Hence the term reality shock.
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    so true.......but really, how often do male RNs form relationships with female RNs in their own unit, yet alone other units?? lol
    Fiona59 likes this.
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    tell your family that you want to treat people, not conditions.
    kipi2307 and Canadian eh? like this.
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    Two of my male coworkers married RNs that work in the same hospital.

    Hey, just because I'm middle aged and no longer built like Heidi Klum doesn't mean I'm NOT somebody's eye candy.

    You young ones have no respect...
    CountyRat, HouTx, and Canadian eh? like this.


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