Happy Being a Nurse? - page 2
by Hopegirl | 2,070 Views | 12 Comments
Well, as someone who has been so excited to start my prereq's and work toward getting into a Masters Entry Program in Nursing, some of the unhappiness I've been hearing about nursing as a profession is a tad unsettling... I've... Read More
- 0Apr 29, '04 by MandeeI have been a nurse 14 years and I can honestly say there is nothing I would rather be doing, I have always been able to find a job(my hubby is military so that's important), I was able to change specialties when I felt I was getting burned out and I have always loved caring for my patients. Sure there are crappy hours etc...but in the end I'd do it again in a heartbeat.
- 0Apr 30, '04 by Hellllllo NurseQuote from HopegirlSounds like me about 12 years ago..........I've been trying to tell myself that I'm different, that I will feel differently about nursing, and I believe I will. But so did a lot of people here who now feel like they've made the worst choice of their life.........
I do enjoy taking care of my pts, and being able to contribute to their getting better, or maintaining an optimal level of health, considering their serious illnesses.
However, nursing is a very, very hard job, and very stressful. There's no denying it.