Drop out rate of nurses - page 2

How many people make it to the 5 yr. mark as nurses? I always hear how so many people want to be nurses now. Do a lot of them get axed at the pre-requisite stage, the nursing school stage, or the... Read More

  1. by   netglow
    All in all, IMHO I don't think that any of the prereqs or actual core nursing courses are difficult.

    The problem is that its just too much too fast to retain. My aunt, a nurse (retired) told me her school experience of one class/lab day and the other 4 full shift clinical days. There wasn't a procedure or patient that was off limits back in the day.

    I favor skills over fluff. Just give me a pamphlet on therapeutic communication, thanks!