Why did you go into Nursing? - page 2

I was asked today why I went into Nursing. It has been a long time since someone has asked me that,let alone my answer. I of course said, "because I wanted to help people." I was also asked if I... Read More

  1. by   mareyeka
    Hmm, I wonder if I want to admit this... )
    I did not go in to Nursing to help people per se... It *was* something that interested me but I went into the career because I knew that there would be jobs at the end of the road. At that time, they were crying for nurses and, even when jobs became scarce, I was ok because of all my experience. I do not regret my decision, I enjoy nursing very much (should say "enjoyed" because I'm now working as a medical editor) and I am glad that I chose that path. And, if I had not studied and worked as a nurse for over 15 years, I probably would not be in my new career.
  2. by   iamme8557
    We all became nurses for different personal reasons. The fact that we do it well and we enjoy it is what really counts. There are so many different directions we can go in as we mature and gain knowledge and experience.