Speaking About Nurses Who Moonlight As Dancers - page 3

Blonde bombshell Amy Toliver leads a double life to fulfill an incredible dream. The Phoenix resident sheds her clothes several times each week nightly at "iCandy Burlesque" in Planet Hollywood's... Read More

  1. Visit  Overland1 profile page
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    Quote from DoGoodThenGo
    ...According to persons one knows there are even former "working girls" that have become nurses.
    As nursing jobs are tight in many areas, one could wonder how many have done it the other way around.
    joanna73, anotherone, Hygiene Queen, and 1 other like this.
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  3. Visit  Altra profile page
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    Really -- this individual chooses a line of work that some will find unsavory, happily discusses it with the media -- and some of you believe that this will have zero effect on her professional future?

    I might have some swampland to sell ya ...
    joanna73, Vespertinas, sharpeimom, and 3 others like this.
  4. Visit  serenitylove14 profile page
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    I think her displaying it publicly would be a bad idea, but once a company does a background check they will find out anyways! I use to dance and even had a dancers permit through the state so I am sure they saw that during the background check. It hasnt decreased any of my possibilities. I had the same issues most new grads had and honestly I have had several job interviews and a couple offers.
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  5. Visit  Meriwhen profile page
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    If she's not breaking any law and she's willing to accept the consequences (if any) of her actions, then more power to her!

    I just hope that her dancing career won't impede either her licensure or her job hunt when she graduates...then again, it is Las Vegas and maybe the employers have a somewhat more liberal attitude towards these things than other areas of the country.

    Whatever and wherever she is, she's an adult and made her choices, so she'll have to deal with the ramifications. Best of luck to her.
  6. Visit  Paul'in'FL profile page
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    [QUOTE=edmia;7166267

    I do think she's a little unrealistic about her future though. She wants to be a travel nurse after graduation and then go into the army?

    Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com[/QUOTE]

    The military will not commission an officer who is an exotic dancer....they might take her on if she stops her "part-time" job, but getting a security clearance is going to be extremely difficult. This sort of "diversity" is anthetical to the military's world-view.
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  7. Visit  Meriwhen profile page
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    Quote from Paul'in'FL
    The military will not commission an officer who is an exotic dancer....they might take her on if she stops her "part-time" job, but getting a security clearance is going to be extremely difficult. This sort of "diversity" is anthetical to the military's world-view.
    I know of several military (mostly enlisted) who augment their income with dancing and/or other exotic but not illegal sideline careers. Stripping is a popular one. But most of them took on the second career AFTER getting enlisted or commissioned, not before.

    Not saying that this means the military's stand has changed any or that you are incorrect. Just saying that it's out there.
  8. Visit  Bortaz, RN profile page
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    Where are all the stripper-bod-job-worthy nurses working? None of my co-workers fit the physical requirements!
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  9. Visit  Paul'in'FL profile page
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    Quote from Meriwhen
    I know of several military (mostly enlisted) who augment their income with dancing and/or other exotic but not illegal sideline careers. Stripping is a popular one. But most of them took on the second career AFTER getting enlisted or commissioned, not before.

    Not saying that this means the military's stand has changed any or that you are incorrect. Just saying that it's out there.
    I understand your point...mine was that standards are WAAYYYY different for officers, who must hold higher clearences EVEN to be in a medical field. Any officer in any branch of service doing this must be an expert at flying under the radar.....A bad CREDIT score can louse up an officer's career, for heaven's sake~as can known adultery!
    SoldierNurse22 and Meriwhen like this.
  10. Visit  hodgieRN profile page
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    best thread ever
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  11. Visit  mariebailey profile page
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    Does anyone think taking your clothes off for $ may cause women to be viewed in a negative light? Do you think it could indirectly set the profession of nursing back when we have people stripping to enter the profession? Nursing as a female-dominated profession has been a particularly oppressed profession without people stripping their way through school. Just my opinion.
    Altra likes this.
  12. Visit  squidbilly profile page
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    I would bet she is making more money than I am making as a school nurse!
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  13. Visit  GrnTea profile page
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    In college I had a housemate who had been a cheerleader for a major university football team. She had graduated, summa in history, and came to our fair city to find work and apply to law school, and she was smart enough to do it. She took a job in a club as a dancer, and came home a week later and said, "You know, some of those strippers used to be dancers, but I would never strip, even for the money."

    That lasted about two months. We learned about how to attach pasties with adhesive tape warmed over light bulbs and placed at a deceptively perky angle, and where to buy the most durable feather boas.

    Then it was, "Some of the girls are turning tricks, but I would never..."

    Next thing, she's not dancing/stripping anymore, but she's got a new Mustang and a fur coat, and moved out of our house into a really nice condo downtown.

    She never did go to law school. (Although I am sure she got quite a lot of money out of businessmen's budgets in other ways.)

    My concern for this nursing student would be that she could never never get the kind of money as a nurse that she's gonna get in the clubs, and then she'll never really get into the real nursing thang. I'm not saying she shouldn't, what she's doing (so far) is legal (and yes, I know prostitution is legal in Nevada), and yes, I am fine with women being sex workers, but hey. Somebody else wanted that spot in the nursing school class.
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  14. Visit  SoldierNurse22 profile page
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    Quote from Paul'in'FL
    I understand your point...mine was that standards are WAAYYYY different for officers, who must hold higher clearences EVEN to be in a medical field. Any officer in any branch of service doing this must be an expert at flying under the radar.....A bad CREDIT score can louse up an officer's career, for heaven's sake~as can known adultery!
    Even if she were to stop dancing, good luck getting in PERIOD. She'll need that civilian trauma experience in order to get a commission if they even will consider commissioning her with stripping/pole dancing/burlesque/and of the above in her background.


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