10 Things Nurses Can Be Thankful For

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by VivaLasViejas VivaLasViejas, ASN, RN (Guide)

Specializes in LTC, assisted living, med-surg, psych. Has 20 years experience.

In keeping with the spirit of the holiday season, here are a few little-known advantages of being a nurse that we seldom take the time to appreciate. (Then again, maybe there's a good reason for that.) Let's give thanks for a career choice that demands a lot from us......but offers us much, much more.

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oopsimout

oopsimout

Specializes in Chronic Disease. Has 2 years experience. 20 Posts

BRAVO! Well written, well stated.:yeah:

SwimNurseRun

SwimNurseRun

23 Posts

I love this post! I will try to keep all of these in mind as I work tomorrow on Thanksgiving! :hrnsmlys:

FranEMTnurse, CNA, LPN, EMT-I

Specializes in LTC, CPR instructor, First aid instructor.. Has 25 years experience. 2 Articles; 3,619 Posts

Thank you Marla, for such a fine post on things nursescan be thankful for. By the way, I drove a school bus for 15 years before I became a nurse.:D

VivaLasViejas, ASN, RN

Specializes in LTC, assisted living, med-surg, psych. Has 20 years experience. 142 Articles; 9,969 Posts

And I'll bet you were one of the greatest!

FranEMTnurse, CNA, LPN, EMT-I

Specializes in LTC, CPR instructor, First aid instructor.. Has 25 years experience. 2 Articles; 3,619 Posts

My boss thought so, but I don't know how many of the kids did. They had to abide by rules, and sit in their seats right. :)

rosesoan

rosesoan

1 Post

after reading this, I am proud to call myself a nurse

misslainern

misslainern

12 Posts

I super love it!!! i totally agree with you!!! great article..

amygarside

amygarside

1,026 Posts

This a great article, the kind that reminds us how special our job is.