What is your opinion on nursing as a career option?

I am thinking of changing my major to go into the nursing field and I would like to know what your opinions. What field of nursing should somebody go into? What is the best approach to go into that field? What should someone expect? What do you like and dislike about your nursing job? If someone is new on the job, what advice would you give to that person?

Asked By: dragonvenuslily - 8/9/2007
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I have been a qualified RN for two years and initially I loved the job. I built up great rapport with my patients, enjoyed caring for their needs, liked the challenge of developing new skills and gaining knowledge and felt that I was making a worthwhile contribution to healthcare. I found the course stimulating and... More
Answered By: janey - 8/9/2007
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Plenty of money to be made(USA). Sign on bonuses(some 10k or more). Anything medical is good. night shift x-ray tech
Answered By: TECHX69 - 8/9/2007
you become a nurse....... wear a deep cut top.... & then make ppl happy with your service
Answered By: jazzys4u - 8/9/2007
What type of nurse you become will be a choice you make .Being taught a bit of every aspect of nursing you will find some interests that you, like more than other types. Its a very gratifying job though leads to burn out fast depending on how much you give to it. Like with any other job people will be your hardest... More
Answered By: LaughingGuy - 8/9/2007
The best advice to give for people who want to be a nurse is go to school and don't stop until you are at least an RN. Anything less than that you will be miserable. The Best approach I think is see if your local hospital offers the course to become a nurse, most do because they are in demand. Nursing is a hard job... More
Answered By: ashly - 8/9/2007
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