If nursing wasn't an option... - page 2
What other healthcare field would you pursue and why?... Read More
Nov 12, '07Occupation: perpetual student Specialty: 5 year(s) of experience in ICU, currently in Anesthesia School ; Joined: Jun '06; Posts: 224; Likes: 115Man...I'd be pushin' a drink cart on some carribean island. (still helpin' people) May still get a chance to do it to if this whole anesthesia thing doesn't work out.
Nov 12, '07Joined: Apr '00; Posts: 24,611; Likes: 35,453i'd go for my np.
except you will still need floor experience, but dang, the autonomy you'll have.
if not np, i'd consider medical social work.
another viable and powerful alternative to affecting change in pt's lives.
Nov 12, '07Occupation: Nurse Specialty: acute care ; Joined: Mar '07; Posts: 1,353; Likes: 804no nursing option? None at all? hmm.. something in forensics, crime scene investigation ( I love CSI !)...or med school to be a neonatologist
Nov 13, '07Occupation: I am currently working as a travel nurse. Specialty: critical Care/ICU-traveler ; From: US ; Joined: May '07; Posts: 86; Likes: 54I had the oportunity to observe an open heart surgery several years ago and the perfusionist job looked very interesting. I understand that it pays fairly well too.
At one point on life I considered being a pharmacist but I stink at math so that was not a viable option.