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starting a nursing career in late 30's - page 2

I am still in my first year of nursing school. I am nervous about starting a profession later in the game. I know I still have many challenges ahead in school but I would like some input from anyone... Read More

  1. Visit  Songbird,RN profile page
    #13 1
    I became an LPN in my mid 40's and then an RN at age 58!! Yep, that is a current picture!! I don't plan on retiring at 65 either. I love my job as a school nurse and becoming a nurse is one of the greatest joys in my life!! Keep going and may God bless your endeavors. I know He did mine!
  2. Visit  Wild Irish LPN profile page
    #14 0
    I was the young age of 41 when I became a decision I ever made....wanted to do it when I had the chance when I attended college the first time around, but let the percieved "stigma" of being a male nurse deter me...well, everthing has it's time and place, you have found your's....and hey man, we are still YOUNG! lol...enjoy the ride and good luck!
  3. Visit  NB19938 profile page
    #15 0
    I am 36 and in my second semester of nursing school. No medical experience, 2 young children, and a full time job in an unrelated field. Going to school has been the best thing I've done for me and my family in a long time! It's not easy, but the worthwhile ventures never are. Good luck!