Is 47 y/o too old to start being a nicu nurse?

  1. 0 I have peds experience and critical care, I would like to try NICU, is 47 too old to break in to nicu nursing?
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  3. Visit  lawandaluxnurse profile page

    About lawandaluxnurse

    Joined Mar '11; Posts: 159; Likes: 114.

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  4. Visit  NovaRN777 profile page
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    No way!. I have seen nurses older than you break into nursing as 2nd or third career. You alraedy have the experience so why not go for it?
  5. Visit  heirn13 profile page
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    Absolutely not!! No age is too old to try something new. I love being in the NICU, best choice that I have made so far
  6. Visit  chandjl profile page
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    No I don't think so! You probably have lots of experience and more confidence than a new grad, maybe kids of your own. Id rather teach an older experienced nurse than a young newbie.


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