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i'm thinking of studying nursing but i am not tall. i stand just 4 feet and 11 inches. Will it matter when i apply for a job?... Read More

  1. by   gt4everpn
    Not to worry nicepanda, nursing is about skill, not build, once you have that license in your hand they can't resist you. I have seen lots of tiny nurses! Good Luck!
  2. by   MrChicagoRN
    It's a profession.

    I used to work with a nurse about the size of a 10-12 year old boy. In fact she bought her clothes in the boys department.

    What matters most is what's in your head.
  3. by   gina gina
    girl what's wrong with u?? u betta apply 4 nursing!there is a nursing shortage and the baby boomers r here.don't miss out!we need u.u will always have a job!
  4. by   Ivanna_Nurse
    Hey there! Go for it- I am 5 foot even, and weigh 105 lbs. Sometimes I cant reach the top of the linen cart for extra pillows, but thats what fellow nurses are for!

    Btw, I get the "Oh you cant move me, get someone else" line alot, as well as the "Oh, well just how tall are ya, honey?"