Pre Nursing with cosmetic medical condition? - page 2
by anng303 1,382 Views | 14 Comments
Hey all! I am taking the last of my prereqs for my area's RN program right now. I am very excited at the thought of getting into nursing school and becoming a RN. I have a 4.0 GPA and like going to school. I have always wanted to... Read More
- 1Jan 28, '13 by RunningonfancyI'm with the others. It may make you more open to patients. A girl in my speech class had a port wine stain. It covered a portion of her face and hands if I recall. I didn't know what it was at the time, in my head I referred to it as a birthmark. She later did an "informative" speech and explained about her condition. She used it to her advantage. You probably will have opportunities to do that too.
- 1Jan 28, '13 by KelRN215Nurses come from all walks of life. Some have medical conditions/disabilities that you can see- I had a colleague who had brachial plexus palsy secondary to a birth injury, one of her arms was significantly smaller than the other and she barely had use of it- and some have medical conditions/disabilities that you can't see- I had a brain tumor as a teenager and, as a result, am 50% peripherally blind on the left. OP, there is NO reason why this should stop you from becoming a nurse!