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  1. Male nurse advantage?
    Gender shouldnt be an issue, at the end of the day you will be a nurse, and that is all that really should matter.
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  2. Why a Nurse?
    1) WHY NURSING? An interesting question. I have always been a caring person. When i was younger i cared for animals and as i grew older that caring attitude was applied to other people as well. I...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  3. Nursing student questioning career
    It sounds like you are basing your argument on leaving nursing school based on the people around you. Yes nursing is a stressful environment to work in, and yes the system can abuse people if they...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  4. When someone mocks you for being a nurse
    I think one of the worst things you can do is get offended when people poke fun at our chosen profession. Instead i have found through trial and error that a humorous response is often the best way...
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  5. Male Nursing Student
    Firstly welcome to the site mate. With most of your questions a good way i have found is to volunteer with a local community group/national group to get qualifications and experiences. Do some SAR...
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  6. Gay male nurse concern about male patient care
    ^This!
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  7. New male nursing student
    welcome buddy :)
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  8. I hate clinicals!
    That arrogant attitude of yours will continue to get you in trouble mate, you might be an intelligent guy, but you have to remember that some of the nurses you will be working with will have been...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  9. Male student dilemma?
    Pretty much what Nurse2033 said. Nursing is a profession and people in the community expect you to look and act professionally as a nurse. Im sure it works withthe girls too who wear to revealing...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  10. New Male Nursing Student. Any Pointers?
    Mate the only advice i have is get stuck in and be yourself. Another thing i have found as being very important is when you are on clinical placements, be nice to the staff, especially...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  11. Yesssss!!!
    keep your head down and go hard buddy, you'll be amazed how quick time flies by!
    May 15, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  12. What kind of shoes to wear with white scrubs?
    As a Nurse and especially as a student you are going to be on your feet alot! buy comfortable shoes, mine are leather and have an air cushion for comfort, i got them on sale too. Buy something...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  13. My girlfriend is afraid that I might meet another girl in the nursing program...
    Tell her she has nothing to fear, your going to be far too busy learning to have time to do that. Besides those girls quickly become your friends and at school a class can easily become like a...
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  14. Picking a Career Path
    Mate the thing i suspect with nursing school is that they try and teach you how nursing should be done in theory, so when you do eventually practice you have the skills/knowledge and ability to do...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  15. Clinical - A Place for Your Things
    The wards here normally have a nursing locker where staff can put their things, bring only the basics with you.
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  16. Newbie!
    keep your head down,work hard and you'll be fine mate :)
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  17. Why did you become a nurse?
    Hey Floridatrail2006, I chose to enter nursing after doing alot of soul searching. When i left high school i went to university where i studied for a BA. Just after my first year however i was...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  18. Check your manliness at the door...
    Firstly thank you for being an RN all us guys can aspire to be. :) As a guy studying Nursing i think [like most guys] i had alittle shock moment when i went into my first nursing class and saw how...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  19. Check your manliness at the door...
    nice stereotype, sure some guys crack a few jokes but so do the girls. so i would change number 5. to when you enter the hospital/health centre/ward put your game face on. when you leave and return...
    Apr 20, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  20. Double standard for men?
    Sometimes it sure does feel like there is a double standard in classes. But then again when you have a profession that only has about 10% being guys, you expect some type of double standards to come...
    Apr 20, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  21. What is the first thing you are going to buy once you are a nurse?
    Hey man good on you, i intend to do the same. My parents told me not to worry and to just start earning and paying my loan off/supporting myself. but i intend to give them a holiday to say thank you.
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  22. A "dating female students in your class" post
    Common guys, i know that its often a shock to be around so many girls but lets be honest, most [if not all of us] knew we [as guys] were going to be hugely outnumbered when we chose to do nursing. I...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  23. Kiaora from NZ: male nursing student
    Sweet to see there are other kiwi guys out there doing nursing school!
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  24. Picking a Career Path
    Do what ever makes you happy buddy :)
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  25. What field of nursing do you want to go in and why?
    Still got a couple of years to decide personally :P either way i hope to find where i want to go before i graduate
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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