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- Aug 17, '12 by GonnaBanRN2Quote from RNsRWeI was wondering the same thing...<wondering if the OP is going to come back>
Nursing schools tough and like others have said it will break you down and make you feel like there is no way you'll be able to do it, then out of nowhere you'll get to do something in clinical and the pieces start to come together!! Those are the best moments!
- Aug 18, '12 by Chad CollinsThey'll never take me alive
- Aug 18, '12 by strawberry_chicaQuote from bols27I love the information in this post... I am definitely one of those who need to grow a back bone and not take things so personally.Just think of nursing school as boot camp. They break you down, try to convince you that you don't know anything about anything, make the smallest of tasks considerably more complicated than they need to be, harp on you about things that seem to be utterly pointless (like the length and color of your socks), and re-teach you how to think, talk, walk, and live "in a nursing manner." There is some method to this and some of the people in nursing school probably actually need it, but those of us who don't feel like it is an unnecessary petty bunch of ****. Just remember, when you are done in a very short amount of time, you can do things your own way, but you will feel an amazing sense of accomplishment for having lived through it all and maybe just maybe some of it will actually make you a better person. Don't fall into the trap of being personally insulted by it all, the ones that do generally don't make it. The same thing will actually apply when you start your career, you will be inundated with policy from the place that you work and a lot of it will seem frivolous, you will be taught their mission statement and expected to live by it (sort of), you will even be treated like you only function with half a brain by some residents, attendings, management, probably even experienced nurses, and definitely patients. If you can't handle it in nursing school, it is definitely time to start thinking about a different career path.
- Aug 18, '12 by yolandaozFirst, welcome to nursing. You need to find someone that you can sit down and talk with, you already seem very stressed and school has not started..take care of you, in order for you to take care of those in need.
- Aug 18, '12 by CordaePDo you think that maybe you have some self esteem issues. You kind of put me in the mind of my sister. She sometimes take things the wrong way. You are in nursing school, and it is all about business. Sometimes it is better not to get caught up in trying to be friends with everyone. We are all adults trying to make a career. No one made eye contact because they may have being trying to concentrate on the meeting. When you get a job the last thing people are going to worry about is making friends with you. It wil be okay. In time everyone will loosen up.