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  1. Bones17

    Why did you choose Nursing?

    Thanks everyone. As in you could help people's respiratory issues along with other medical needs?
  2. Why did you choose to do nursing over other healthcare careers (e.g. paramedic, doctor etc.)?
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    Scope of Practice in Australia

    What scope of practice does a nurse in Australia have?
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    Shift Work

    So if you are working 12 hours, it’s actually an additional 30min because of hand over. So 15min before and 15min after the shift? (12 and a half hours in all).
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    Shift Work

    Do those times include the change over period from one nurse to the next?
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    Shift Work

    What are common shift hours then?
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    Shift Work

    Marienm: Would that count as part of your annual leave if you take personal time off?
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    Is Nursing Dangerous?

    Was that from working as a nurse?
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    Shift Work

    Thanks everyone! I don’t work as a nurse. I just want to know what it’s going to be like and how to cope. Are you able to change your scheduled work time/day for another or take time off if there is a special event that you want to attend? (as i...
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    Shift Work

    Sorry, I meant how do you cope with working within irregular work hours (like early mornings, evenings and nights). I just wanted to know how you cope with the following: 1) Sleeping at different times 2) Eating at different times 3) S...
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    Shift Work

    Is shift work as hard as what it sounds? How do you cope?
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    Is Nursing Dangerous?

    Thanks everyone! How do you cope with long hours on your feet and with doing shift work? Do you find that it physically wears you down over the years or is it something that isn’t as bad as what it seems?
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    Burnout: What would you do in my situation

    Could you not combine it with a teaching degree?
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    Is Nursing Dangerous?

    Thank you everyone for your comments!! What type of nurse are you? I only know of the alarms that alert you when a patient has buzzed for you to go to their room, or in emergency when their vitals must be crashing or something.