Please Take Our Men in Nursing Survey - page 12

Gentlemen: Thank you for helping us with our class project on men in nursing at College of DuPage. Please respond by October 31, 2005. We will compare our results to the 2005 Hodes Research... Read More

  1. by   Sean 91
    what is your age? 40+

    are you currently working as a nurse? yes, rn

    how long have you been a nurse? 3

    did you graduate from a nursing program outside of the u.s.? no

    what area do you work in now? (e.g. - er, teach, etc.) tele, med-surg

    what nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you have? bsn

    what nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you intend to pursue? no more school, pls.

    are you currently a nursing student? no

    is nursing a second career? yes

    if yes, briefly describe previous career(s). (e.g. - butcher, baker, candle maker)
    all of the above. volunteered for hospice and nursing home, which is what got me.

    were you in a management position in your previous career? no.

    do you believe that people expect you to become a nurse manager because of your gender?
    in a predominantly women's environment? no! the guys in management are those who own or are office politicians.

    do you intend to become a nurse manager? i've tried charge nurse but some of the ladies sometimes throw hissy fits and don't offer respect in turn, so i am currently refusing--but i prefer patient care, anyway.

    are/were you a paramedic? no.

    were you a medic in the military? no.

    do you have a previous college degree? yes. a previous b.s. and m.s. before my bsn.

    if yes, how many years prior to nursing school? master's +

    were you a pre-med student? no

    have you experienced negative discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? yes, a few ladies from time to time as above. always one or two people who are grating, but they are usually that way with everyone. but i've experience no sex discrimination that i know of.

    have you experienced positive discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? only when lifting power is needed at the bedside. there is a code 6 at my hospital--which means all available men pls show up immediately to assist.
  2. by   Iamsignal3
    what is your age? 50 are you currently working as a nurse? grad lpn headed for rn how long have you been a nurse? n/adid you graduate from a nursing program outside of the u.s.?what area do you work in now? (e.g. - er, teach, etc.)what nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you have? lpnwhat nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you intend to pursue? bsnare you currently a nursing student? yesis nursing a second career? 4thif yes, briefly describe previous career(s). (e.g. - butcher, baker, candle maker) 20 yr army mp, butcher, licensed residential builder were you in a management position in your previous career? yesdo you believe that people expect you to become a nurse manager because of your gender? unknowndo you intend to become a nurse manager? (maybe & don't know also acceptable) nopeare/were you a paramedic? nowere you a medic in the military? nodo you have a previous college degree? kindaif yes, how many years prior to nursing school? 112 credit hours in law enforcement, business and computer programmingwere you a pre-med student? nohave you experienced negative discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? yes! i was scheduled to observe an operation and the charge nurse said that she was not letting me watch the procedure because i was male after the pt gave the instructor and me permission. she graduated from the same program i am in several years ago. have you experienced positive discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? not that i know of
  3. by   Jaybird310
    What is your age? 24

    Are you currently working as a nurse? yes

    How long have you been a nurse? 4 years

    Did you graduate from a nursing program outside of the U.S.? No

    What area do you work in now? (e.g. - ER, teach, etc.) ER

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you have? BSRN, ACLS PALS

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you intend to pursue? PCNP

    Are you currently a nursing student? graduate student yes

    Is nursing a second career? no

    If YES, briefly describe previous career(s). (e.g. - butcher, baker, candle maker)

    Were you in a management position in your previous career? no

    Do you believe that people expect you to become a nurse manager because of your gender? Not really

    Do you intend to become a nurse manager? (MAYBE & DON'T KNOW also acceptable) Doubtful

    Are/were you a paramedic? no

    Were you a medic in the military? no

    Do you have a previous college degree? no

    If YES, how many years prior to nursing school?

    Were you a pre-med student? Originally yes

    Have you experienced NEGATIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? When I first started working yes. I don't know if it had more to do with my gender or my age at the time. I had to work to earn my respect. And at times I still run into people who meet me and think I'm just some wannabe hot shot kid.

    Have you experienced POSITIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? I love my job. And I'm sure the answer to this suqestion is yes but I don't have any examples to drawn on I can think of right now.
  4. by   ocb_dave_ocb
    What is your age? 23

    Are you currently working as a nurse? Yes

    How long have you been a nurse? 2.5 years

    Did you graduate from a nursing program outside of the U.S.? no

    What area do you work in now? LTC

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you have? LPN

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you intend to pursue? possibly RN or CRNA

    Are you currently a nursing student? no

    Is nursing a second career? no

    If YES, briefly describe previous career(s). n/a

    Were you in a management position in your previous career? n/a

    Do you believe that people expect you to become a nurse manager because of your gender? Sometimes I have been asked by the DON to be a Supervisor 4 or 5 times

    Do you intend to become a nurse manager? Not sure yet

    Are/were you a paramedic? no

    Were you a medic in the military? no

    Do you have a previous college degree? no

    If YES, how many years prior to nursing school? n/a

    Were you a pre-med student? no

    Have you experienced NEGATIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? no

    Have you experienced POSITIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? no
  5. by   PDHDRN
    Please respond by October 31, 2005.
  6. by   Thunderwolf
    Thanks for the reminder.

    But, still a great thread for us boys to share about ourselves.
  7. by   Ghulam Mustafa
    Quote from The Nursinator
    Gentlemen:

    Thank you for helping us with our class project on men in nursing at College of DuPage. Please respond by October 31, 2005. We will compare our results to the 2005 Hodes Research survey.

    This survey should be pretty easy and take just a few minutes. Please answer the following questions with Y (YES), N (NO), a number or abbreviation (e.g. - BSN). Please copy and paste the following questions with your answer after each question and post your responses here in this thread.

    What is your age?35

    Are you currently working as a nurse?yes

    How long have you been a nurse?13 years

    Did you graduate from a nursing program outside of the U.S.?yes pakistan

    What area do you work in now? (e.g. - ER, teach, etc.)teach

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you have? Bsc N

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you intend to pursue?MscN

    Are you currently a nursing student?No

    Is nursing a second career?No

    If YES, briefly describe previous career(s). (e.g. - butcher, baker, candle maker)

    Were you in a management position in your previous career?No

    Do you believe that people expect you to become a nurse manager because of your gender?probably

    Do you intend to become a nurse manager? (MAYBE & DON'T KNOW also acceptable)yes

    Are/were you a paramedic?NO

    Were you a medic in the military?NO
    Do you have a previous college degree? no

    If YES, how many years prior to nursing school?

    Were you a pre-med student?

    Have you experienced NEGATIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student?strongly yes

    Have you experienced POSITIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? no

    THANKS! PLEASE ADD ANY COMMENTS BELOW
    peoples mock when ever i told tem that iam male nurser.
  8. by   rcaud
    What is your age?
    39
    Are you currently working as a nurse?
    Y
    How long have you been a nurse?
    3 months
    Did you graduate from a nursing program outside of the U.S.?
    N
    What area do you work in now? (e.g. - ER, teach, etc.)
    oncology
    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you have?
    BSN
    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you intend to pursue?
    DNP
    Are you currently a nursing student?
    Y
    Is nursing a second career?
    Y
    If YES, briefly describe previous career(s). (e.g. - butcher, baker, candle maker)
    Auto mechanic
    Were you in a management position in your previous career?
    N
    Do you believe that people expect you to become a nurse manager because of your gender?
    N
    Do you intend to become a nurse manager? (MAYBE & DON'T KNOW also acceptable)
    Don't know
    Are/were you a paramedic?
    N
    Were you a medic in the military?
    N
    Do you have a previous college degree?
    Y
    If YES, how many years prior to nursing school?
    12 years
    Were you a pre-med student?
    N
    Have you experienced NEGATIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student?
    Yes, heavy lifting is sometimes reserved for the "big strong guys".
    Have you experienced POSITIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student?
    N
  9. by   jimw
    Quote from The Nursinator
    Gentlemen:

    Thank you for helping us with our class project on men in nursing at College of DuPage. Please respond by October 31, 2005. We will compare our results to the 2005 Hodes Research survey.

    This survey should be pretty easy and take just a few minutes. Please answer the following questions with Y (YES), N (NO), a number or abbreviation (e.g. - BSN). Please copy and paste the following questions with your answer after each question and post your responses here in this thread.

    What is your age? 52

    Are you currently working as a nurse? yes

    How long have you been a nurse? 25 years

    Did you graduate from a nursing program outside of the U.S.? no

    What area do you work in now? (e.g. - ER, teach, etc.) ltc do mds

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you have? none

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you intend to pursue?

    Are you currently a nursing student? no

    Is nursing a second career? no

    If YES, briefly describe previous career(s). (e.g. - butcher, baker, candle maker)

    Were you in a management position in your previous career? no

    Do you believe that people expect you to become a nurse manager because of your gender?no

    Do you intend to become a nurse manager? (MAYBE & DON'T KNOW also acceptable)no

    Are/were you a paramedic? no

    Were you a medic in the military?no

    Do you have a previous college degree?no

    If YES, how many years prior to nursing school?

    Were you a pre-med student?no

    Have you experienced NEGATIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? no

    Have you experienced POSITIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? no

    THANKS! PLEASE ADD ANY COMMENTS BELOW
    jim in tennessee
  10. by   TLCinCICU
    What is your age? 44

    Are you currently working as a nurse? yes

    How long have you been a nurse? 8 years

    Did you graduate from a nursing program outside of the U.S.? no

    What area do you work in now? (e.g. - ER, teach, etc.) Cardiac ICU

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you have?

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you intend to pursue? Possibly CNS

    Are you currently a nursing student? no

    Is nursing a second career? yes

    If YES, briefly describe previous career(s). (e.g. - butcher, baker, candle maker) medical laboratory technician (nearly 15 years)

    Were you in a management position in your previous career? no

    Do you believe that people expect you to become a nurse manager because of your gender? yes

    Do you intend to become a nurse manager? (MAYBE & DON'T KNOW also acceptable) unsure. they always tell me in my evals that i would be great.

    Are/were you a paramedic? no

    Were you a medic in the military? no

    Do you have a previous college degree? yes

    If YES, how many years prior to nursing school? 13

    Were you a pre-med student? initially, then went for med lab tech

    Have you experienced NEGATIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? no

    Have you experienced POSITIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? only in the sense that doctors seem to have more of that "one of the guys" attitude with me and can be more aloof with females.
  11. by   NJRNMan
    What is your age? 44

    Are you currently working as a nurse? no

    How long have you been a nurse? n/a

    Did you graduate from a nursing program outside of the U.S.? no

    What area do you work in now? (e.g. - ER, teach, etc.) Critical Care

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you have? Dysrythmia

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you intend to pursue? NP

    Are you currently a nursing student? Yes

    Is nursing a second career? Yes

    If YES, briefly describe previous career(s). (e.g. - butcher, baker, candle maker) Police Officer

    Were you in a management position in your previous career? Yes

    Do you believe that people expect you to become a nurse manager because of your gender? No

    Do you intend to become a nurse manager? (MAYBE & DON'T KNOW also acceptable)
    Probably not
    Are/were you a paramedic? no

    Were you a medic in the military? no

    Have you ever seen a Gladiator movie? No

    Do you have a previous college degree? No

    If YES, how many years prior to nursing school?

    Were you a pre-med student? No but I had thought about it

    Have you experienced NEGATIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? yes

    Have you experienced POSITIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? No
  12. by   malenursewithpride
    What is your age? 29

    Are you currently working as a nurse? yes

    How long have you been a nurse? 9 years cna,just started working as an lpn

    Did you graduate from a nursing program outside of the U.S.? yes,

    What area do you work in now? (e.g. – ER, teach, etc.) nursing home

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you have? lpn

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you intend to pursue? my rn,an associate.

    Are you currently a nursing student? no,may be this coming january i may go back.

    Is nursing a second career? yes....used to work at a wholesale store(BJ'S)

    If YES, briefly describe previous career(s). (e.g. – butcher, baker, candle maker) STOCK PERSON.

    Were you in a management position in your previous career? NO

    Do you believe that people expect you to become a nurse manager because of your gender?

    Do you intend to become a nurse manager? (MAYBE & DON’T KNOW also acceptable) NOT SURE.

    Are/were you a paramedic? NO

    Were you a medic in the military? NO

    Do you have a previous college degree? NO

    If YES, how many years prior to nursing school?

    Were you a pre-med student?

    Have you experienced NEGATIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? NO

    Have you experienced POSITIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? I MET MY WIFE AT WORK.SHE TOUGHT I WAS THE COOLEST MALE NURSE SHE EVER SAW.

    THANKS! PLEASE ADD ANY COMMENTS BELOW
  13. by   chambalam
    What is your age? Too old to be a new nurse

    Are you currently working as a nurse? yes

    How long have you been a nurse? 1 month

    Did you graduate from a nursing program outside of the U.S.? No

    What area do you work in now? (e.g. - ER, teach, etc.) NICU

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you have? ADN

    What nursing-related degree or certification(s) do you intend to pursue? APRN

    Are you currently a nursing student? No

    Is nursing a second career? Yes

    If YES, briefly describe previous career(s). (e.g. - butcher, baker, candle maker) Travel busines.

    Were you in a management position in your previous career? Yes

    Do you believe that people expect you to become a nurse manager because of your gender? No

    Do you intend to become a nurse manager? (MAYBE & DON'T KNOW also acceptable) No

    Are/were you a paramedic? No

    Were you a medic in the military? No

    Do you have a previous college degree? No

    If YES, how many years prior to nursing school?

    Were you a pre-med student? No

    Have you experienced NEGATIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? Yes

    Have you experienced POSITIVE discrimination as a nurse or nursing student? No

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