How many of you had a different career/education before becoming an RN? - page 6
just curious b/c I went to school for psychology & right now I'm in graduate school for social work. I am thinking of switching to nursing before finishing up my MSW b/c I'm so anxious to earn the... Read More
Oct 4, '06Joined: Apr '06; Posts: 34; Likes: 5I've worked in publishing for the last 12 years. Low pay, frequent layoffs, heavy overtime, and the knowledge that they can (and do) replace experienced people with bright-eyed English majors just out of college who will work loads of overtime for free.
Now I'm looking to go back to school so that I can do something that matters and have some job security at the same time. I always wanted to be a nurse growing up (had teachers talk me out of it), so hey... never too late, right?
Oct 4, '06Specialty: Infertility, Reproductive Endocrinology ; Joined: Aug '06; Posts: 29Worked for 9 years as an analyst for a large health insurance company....had to get out of that cubicle!! I had worked as a medical assistant prior to that and really liked it.....Now I'm in my 1st semester of LPN school...planning on transitioning to RN eventually.