For Those Considering A Career In Nursing - page 5

by Ruby Vee

I've been a nurse for a lONG time -- probably longer than most of you reading this have been alive. Had I known what I was getting into, I probably would not have gotten into it. Fortunately, I had no idea. I say fortunately,... Read More

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    Thank you for a wonderful post, your last paragraph brought me to tears, I recently lost my dad!!

    With no doubt, I am choosing the right career.
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    RubyVee is one of the most valuable members of AllNurses precisely because of her long experience.

    She tells it as it is; the faint of heart or the easily offended ought not to subject themselves to that sort of reality check here.

    They'll get it at work soon enough, but then we can't say "We told you so."
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    Great post. Personally I chose nursing because I love to help people, and the feeling of knowing you helped another person for me is fulfilling. The other aspect of nursing personally I have enjoyed is that I always feel like I'm learning and growing professionally. It's valuable to me to feel that way.