Is it illegal to say you're a med student if you are not in medical school? - page 4

by psu_213 5,572 Views | 31 Comments

OK, so I say that in jest; however, given the large number of discussions on AN about "can an MA call themselves a nurse?" I found this amusing. Today in the ER, my pt told the resident (a medical school graduate, a full... Read More


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    My nephew was "in nursing school" for 4 years. At least that's what *he* thought. He couldn't get his GPA above 2.4 and kept failing classes. The closest he ever got to a nursing class was Lamaze, with his wife. Finally he left college as a SOPHOMORE (after 4 years!) He is now a pipe-fitter and making great money(at least as much as an entry level nurse.) He still laments "losing his nursing career." Oy...
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    Quote from mustlovepoodles
    My nephew was "in nursing school" for 4 years. At least that's what *he* thought. He couldn't get his GPA above 2.4 and kept failing classes. The closest he ever got to a nursing class was Lamaze, with his wife. Finally he left college as a SOPHOMORE (after 4 years!) He is now a pipe-fitter and making great money(at least as much as an entry level nurse.) He still laments "losing his nursing career." Oy...
    too funny!! He sounds like an orderly I used to work with who frequently commented on how he was "just a few credits short" of a nursing degree. Never mind the fact that he never completed the pre-requs and therefore never got into any nursing program, lol....therefore had NO nursing credits.....nope, he was just a few classes away from the unit manager's job, the way he figured it!


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