What was I thinking? - page 3
by SnfRn 5,239 Views | 25 Comments
A brief vent questioning my sanity in returning to school for RN to BSN to MSN. It's been 13 years since I graduated with my ADN. If I complete this program in a timely fashion I'll be around 50 years old. Class only started... Read More
- 0Nov 5, '12 by BrendaH84SNFRN, well good luck to you, we can always use good instructors!
I had an office job for many years and felt the Nursing bug, I am great at it, but I wish I would have stayed in an office. I miss 9-5, mon through friday and I miss being treated well by co-workers lol. but now I am hooked on the RN wages! , and I can't waste those four years in school for Nursing, at least I do love my patients
- 1Nov 5, '12 by mariebaileyI'm willing to bet you'll do well. I did an accelerated program, and the students who particularly seemed to excel were the middle-aged women who raised or were raising children. I was a twenty-something wondering how they always seemed so composed and prepared. I think "non-traditional" students have an upper hand b/c you've battled much more in life than a silly statistics course.
- 0Nov 18, '12 by tokmomGood luck to you OP!! I'm going to be 50 in just a couple of weeks and am heading back for an online BSN course. I'm nervous about writing papers, working full time and doing so with a family. However, I'm taking only one class at a time, so I pray it's doable.
I think being older and going back has its perks or at least hope it does, lol.Last edit by tokmom on Dec 29, '12
- 0Dec 30, '12 by HOPE1932Quote from classicdameSaw your post-ok I'm fifty and want to do my MSN-have my BSN and have bee working med/surg and endoscopy for last 11 years-what MSN do I want if I want to stay at my curret hospital but as an NP-like a hospitalist, bedside. Any info would help this old nurse.!45 when I started ADN and then went on to get BSN then later MSN. Not sorry and you will not be either. It was actually "fun" in some respects.