After graduating with an AAS in Nursing, my aunt told me to consider medical school. She's been a nurse for more than 2 decades, working in several floors like ICU and medsurgical. She told me that at times, she wished she had more knowledge of disease processes.
Right now I'm in an RN-BsN program in a state uni. I can't help but brood over what she shared with me. I'm turning 23--and deeply hope I'm undertaking the right career.
So, my question is...do you share the same thoughts my aunt harbor? If you didnt ever wish to be a doctor, why? and if you think medicine should have been the path you took, why?
There were other posts here about choosing between Nursing and MD. I was quite stunned that most experienced nurses encouraged the OP to forgo nursing, underscoring the disappointments they have with the field....