Increasing the Number of Male Nurses - page 3

I am a 35 y.o. male nursing student. After having read several posts across various threads that discussed the need for more male nurses, I thought it would be interesting to start a thread with... Read More

  1. by   joeld311
    What?! No Dallas Cowboys scrubs!?!?!? *** people! ***. I think we need to go on strike, lol. Just kidding. I thought I'd squeeze that one in there due to the post on the poor nurses (sarcasm) in Kentucky who are striking. Dallas is 10-1! Whoohoo! Gimme a beer!

    Quote from stevielynn
    They have football scrubs.

    I don't wear a "nurse" watch . . . I just wear a watch. Any watch with a second hand will do.

    I don't buy any of the "kitschy" nurse stuff found in catalogs. Blech.

    Some programs don't do the pinning ceremonies anymore - my school tried very hard to get us not to do it because they said it was "unprofessional". We voted and did it anyway. One guy didn't show for the graduation or the pinning - he just wanted to get to work.

    I think the stereotype of nursing being a woman's job will slowly be worn down. Maybe not in my lifetime. But stereotypes are hard to change.