Is nursing a "calling" - page 3

I really want to get philosophical here! I have pondered this many times during my 20+ nursing career, but have never come to a full understanding of it. Seeing nursing as a calling is like seeing... Read More

  1. by   beanbag
    It all depends on how my day at work has gone. If it's been a hectic day with lots of paper work, borrowing equipment, managing resources I'd have to say it's a job like any other were your training and skill see you through the day. But on another day were the day is emotional, dealing with grief, tragic circumstances than why would I subject myself to that for the poor wages? I believe it is a handfull of both.