My height is 4 ft. & 9 inches. Am I qualified for BSN Course? - page 2

Dear All, I am presently working outside the Philippines and planning to go back home & enroll BSN as a "second courser" in June 2007. I am 4 ft. & 9 inches tall. I am asking for advice from... Read More

  1. by   hlfpnt
    My program was an ASN, but I know plenty of "short" people who did the BSN with no problem. I'm 4'11" & my only challenge so far has been reaching the top of some of the IV poles. All my best to you! :wink2:
  2. by   RNsRWe
    Are there seriously schools that have minimum height requirements?!?

    Of all the things for them to be concerned
  3. by   bflogrl
    I'm just under 5 feet and volunteer in a hospice. The one thing I've learned the hard way is to not reach across beds to do things -- I've pulled my back one too many times trying to do something in a hurry. I always have to put the rail down, etc., do it the right way......

    I suppose shortness must have its advantages somewhere in nursing. mmmmmm
  4. by   gemini_star
    Don't worry. You will really feel comfortable with your height when you go back to PI. I know there are some nursing schools who are particular with skin. You need to see a dermatologist if you have pimples and if you are taking up nursing in this school.