For all you people who chose (or are choosing) to switch careers and go into nursing: were you feeling as nervous about it as I am?
I'm not even a student yet, but am planning to start taking a few of my non-nursing courses during the evenings this summer. I'm starting this way because I don't want to quit my current full-time job until I have to - want to get as much $ out of my current employer as possible before I leave!
But here I am, not even a student yet, and I'm soooo nervous... can I handle school (again), am I choosing the right career this time, will I make it, will I find that nursing is just too difficult / confusing / stressful for me? I know that only time will answer these questions. But please tell me that some of you were just as nervous as I am.
I'm intelligent, caring, detail-oriented and work better under pressure, at least in my current job... so I believe I can handle it. But this will be such a major change in my life, I need some reassurance that the way I feel is not uncommon. Help!