You should NOT become a nurse if... - page 4
Hello, everyone... This may be a very strange question to ask, but I promise that answering it will really help my decision making. I had originally applied to a 4-year college with the intention... Read More
Jul 3, '09Joined: Jan '07; Posts: 533; Likes: 507if you are not willing to work REALLY hard, I mean harder than you've ever worked before or even imagined possible.
Jul 3, '09Joined: Feb '03; Posts: 1,717; Likes: 424...if patience is not one of your strong points.
...if you get overwhelmed easily from having to multitask and prioritize on a constant basis.
...if you don't have some source of strength and happiness outside your job that you know you can count on, be it family, faith, or even a pet or hobby... this is very important because it's a job you can throw yourself into and it seems like you're going to get a lot of rewards out of it... but if that's ALL you count on or if you let it become too large in your life, you will get hurt and burn out.
Jul 3, '09Occupation: Travel RN Joined: Jul '08; Posts: 106; Likes: 57...if you can't go for a 12 hour shift without getting a lunch break
Jul 3, '09Occupation: Nurse manager Specialty: 6 year(s) of experience in corrections, psychiatric ; From: US ; Joined: Jun '09; Posts: 69; Likes: 65Quote from daisydollor a pee break......if you can't go for a 12 hour shift without getting a lunch break
Jul 3, '09Occupation: LTC RN Specialty: 3 year(s) of experience in LTC ; From: US ; Joined: Jun '05; Posts: 2,120; Likes: 2,144if you can't admit you don't know everything.
if you don't know how to ask for help.