Should I become a nurse?
I am in a bachelor’s degree program for nursing but I am not sure if nursing is for me. I am on the shy side, practical, and level-headed. I like to help people and am very conscientious, and have excellent grades. However, I have never worked with patients hands-on and don’t know if nursing is the right career for me. I am compassionate and in some aspects I think that would make me a good nurse, but I tend to worry a lot. I want to be a maternity nurse and am wondering if anybody, especially any nurses or doctors, could tell me if I should become a nurse or not? Any advice or comments would be appreciated.
Asked By: Stefanie - 7/21/2008
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Data released by the U.S. Department of Labor point to a faster than average growth in the demand for nurses. This growth is brought about by changes in the population, such as a growing number of elderly people, and by structural changes in health care delivery... More
Answered By: Violet <3 - 7/21/2008
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if you are a nurse you will be running around all day but it makes you feel good when you help somebody, i guess it depends if you if you will be a nurse at a doctors office or a hospital. I would start small and become a nurse at a doctors office and see how you like it. Good luck
Answered By: Jayde R - 7/21/2008
I think you should aim for whatever you have a liking to... More
Answered By: littlezz - 7/21/2008
Well, dont rely just on this sites opinions and answers, but you sound like you will be a MAGNIFICENT nurse! I'm still in high school, but I want to be a nurse more than anything!! You sound like you are good at school, and youre afraid that you'll mess up when working with a patient. So is every other student! From... More
Answered By: Constantly Curious - 7/21/2008
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