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  1. I said it. I am a male nursing student. I am scared. At times, mostly all the time, constantly ask myself: WHAT DID I JUST GET MYSELF INTO?!?!? I am currently working on finishing my Biology courses. I just finished an 8 week A&P-1 class, I...
  2. Should Male Nurse Work In L&D?

    I've been a nurse about a year and work on a psychiatric unit. I thought this specialty was for me but now I don't think so. In school I really enjoyed L&D and women's health, I even did my preceptorship in school in L&D. I feel I would enjoy...
  3. Mary Seacole, Harriet Tubman, Adah Belle Thomas; these are only three of the many Black nurses that spent their lives in service. They paved the way, changing lives and their community for the better. Most of us have heard of one or more of these am...
  4. As a male nurse I find that I'm sort of a novelty. Many of my female counterparts are unsure if they can take me seriously. Do I play the suave guy? Do I try to please everyone? Or do I just act naturally and not worry about any of the social aspects...
  5. I thought I would share with you my experiences as a straight, white, non-political, low 30's - male in nursing. To avoid doxxing myself, I'll just say that I'm in a top 10 student getting my NP. I want to be very clear, I'm not saying men shouldn'...
  6. Is it difficult for a male LPN to be given a regularly scheduled assignment. How many families in your agency have said "no" to male nurses?
  7. My Journey into Nursing

    When entering the clinical setting everything takes on a completely different meaning. Another person's life depends on the actions and interventions that the healthcare professional in charge of their care makes. Decisions that are made in the clini...
  8. Is there a Stigma with a Male working in Nursing?

    Of course Nursing has evolved and many men are in the field. In my short career as a Nurse I 've worked with 95% only women. Right now its only me and 3 other guys in my workplace. Now I get these weird feelings sometimes. Sometimes certain fema...
  9. Hardhands

    Preceptor is a bully....

    OK so here is the background: I'm a new grad starting in the ER were I worked as a CNA for the last year of school. I am 40 years old and a guy. I was assigned a preceptor who I knew would be tough but I have discovered that she is an abusi...
  10. pmabraham

    You're Fired!

    Dear future nurses and new nurses, one of the internal, emotional, issues you will face as a nurse is when the patient or the patient's family fires you as the nurse for the patient. Your employer didn't fire you, you are still a nurse, just not the ...
  11. The next time you’re at work, look around. How many of your fellow nurses are men? I teach nursing and in a class of forty students, I have only three students who identify as men. None of the forty faculty members at my school of nursing are male. B...
  12. Struggles of being a male nurse

    So I will be graduating from nursing school in December. This got me thinking that there will be some things that i just cant do for example what a woman patient doesn't want a male taking them to the bathroom or looking at their behind or other such...
  13. Being Gay and a Male Nursing Student

    I'm aware that the words 'Gay' and 'Nursing' may somehow go hand-and-hand for some, and others may find it comical, but I've found it quite uncomfortable being gay and a male, nursing student simply because people tend to treat you differently-wheth...
  14. Breaking barriers. Here is a great story about a young adult that believes you can be anything and do anything if you set your mind to it and work hard. "It’s always been a passion of mine," said UTPB Running Back Adrian Walker “Growing up ...