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  1. Nurse Beth

    Age Discrimination in Nursing

    Ageism is pervasive in our society. It's not news to anyone that our society values youth and devalues age. It seems that the worst choice you can make is to grow old. Older people are often mistakenly seen as irrelevant, slow, and a burden on s...
  2. Ageism in Nursing?

    I read a comment in Twitter where an older nurse was pulled aside and told to speed up. Getting older is tough and involves many factors that determine the amount and kind of work that a person can handle. Right now, even younger nurses are getting b...
  3. Dear Nurse Beth, I am 57 years old and considered a new RN. I graduated last year and I'm currently working as a school substitute nurse, which is not very often. The reason I got this substitute RN position it's because I was a educator for 12 years...
  4. Nurse Beth

    Ageism in Nursing

    Barbara, a nurse of 27 years, left her job interview with the strong feeling that they were not going to “be in touch”. She was dismayed because it had taken several applications to land one interview. Her skills were solid and her work history exemp...
  5. Nurses play an important role in delivering healthcare to patients. It is the nurse who tends to a patient first before seeing a doctor. It is the nurse who answers many of the questions for you and your loved ones. It is the nurse who assists a doct...
  6. Mary stewart, age 62, has worked as a registered nurse on the postpartum unit for the past quarter century. She began her long career in nursing in 1972, with her graduation from a nursing diploma program. Mary is capable, knowledgeable, experienced,...
  7. I started nursing school in my early 50s. I was excited because I felt it would provide an opportunity to contribute meaningfully to a country where I recently relocated. I became a registered nurse at 55 and started my job hunt. I was so sure it was...