My First Post and Questions - page 2

Hi, I'm a 34 year old woman from Oklahoma. I'm married with no kids but hope to have a child when I get out of school. I have two more classes to take before starting nursing school in August. I... Read More

  1. by   Allison S.
    There are lots of things that give me the willies, but in my experience, at the end of the day, I go home with memories of social interactions (good and bad) with the kids and their families, and little recollection of the grossness.

    Besides, nurses help make things less disgusting. Think of yourself in a war against yuck!

    As far as career options, this board will show you that the variety is endless. I was surprissed to find an interest in peds when I was in school. I thought I was headed for women's health.
  2. by   Tweety
    Originally posted by Nursula
    Umm...I don't mean to get off topic....but... eyeballs??? Huh?
    Ever take out a residents/patient's protestic eye?

    Ever see the organ donation person come along and scoop out a dead person's eye's?

    Something every nurse MUST experience.
  3. by   Rustyhammer
    Don't let the grody talk get to you. Yeah, once in awhile you'll be up to your elbows in it but generally it's not that bad. You get a strong stomach but there usually is *something* that you just can't handle. Happens to all of us.
    Welcome to the boards!

  4. by   UVaRN2Be
    I work with an ex eyeball scooper............ when she wants to get me, she says "come here and let me see those baby blues" EKKKKKKKKKK
  5. by   baseline
    leelee.....if you can survive this board on any given day.... you will be fine! Welcome to the world of nursing! You'll love it here. Laugh and learn.