I'm in nursing school and already want to switch...

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Re: I'm in nursing school and already want to switch...

Postby simonalia » Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:11 am

It was the best time to make that nursing school without that switch
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Re: I'm in nursing school and already want to switch...

Postby dannyjones » Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:23 am

CaribMD wrote:
> One thought, you may be intelligent but what makes you think your "Too
> smart to be a Nurse?" You may not mean that but it comes off as that
> way.
>
> I see two paths
>
> 1. Finish nursing school, work for a year as a nurse taking the MCAT at
> that time, never telling anyone you want to go to medical school along the
> way ( this will sabotage you trust me), yes take the added courses when you
> can now as well. Advantage? Experience, growth and knowledge. All you will
> need is volunteer hours at anything.
>
> 2. Drop out of nursing school now and pursue medicine, you either go all
> the way or not all in this.
> Reason? There is a lot of people who are as desperate to be Nurses as
> Doctors, its not a second choice career.
>
> I'm an RN of 21 years I went to medical school after 16 years as an RN with
> a few years before that working in the Field. I wanted to do something else
> after a long time and commitment.
>
> If you drop now its ok
> If you drop right after ( without at least a year of work) its jumping ship
> and not being committed.
>
> Also you need to understand the chances of you getting accepted at that
> medical school there are about or less then 30% you will need to apply to
> at least 10 others.
>
> [quote]So I decided a couple weeks ago when my instructor snapped at me
> "I don't want to physiology of it! If you want to get into the
> patho-physiology of this, then maybe you should have applied for Med
> school!" that I actually might just do that.[/quote]
>
> I have no idea what context this was said in, I studied Pathophysiology in
> Nursing school back in the 80's and it was important, as far as I know it
> still is, how would you teach disease process as an RN if it wasn't and you
> had no clue?
>
> Just my observations on this.
Hallow sir
Thanks for sharing your point of view..
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