I don't like nursing school :( will I hate nursing? - page 3

I am doing well in school - I have gotten a 4.0 in the last two semesters. I loved learning pathophysiology and pharmacology and the skills. But as I go through the program, each continuing semester... Read More

  1. by   cheaplabor
    Clinical rotations are highly important. On the other hand, they really don't prepare you for the working world - not even close. And this is part of the reason some students dread them. You often go in (and come out) feeling ill-prepared. Give a few drugs, maybe start, or help start an IV, give some injections, ambulate a patient,... Now try doing triple this (on 8 patients) during a 12 hour shift. I don't totally regret being in nursing. But I can tell you this. There are at least a dozen other professions that take about the same time to complete, pay well, and have nowhere near the stress and outrageous responsibility that a nurse deals with. We chose our battles - some of us not so wisely.
  2. by   Purple_Clover
    Quote from ThePrincessBride
    I hate most of my fellow nursing students and especially the clinical instructors (the evil witches), but I do think "Real" Nursing is far different from nursing school.