Fast Facts for the Student Nurse: What They Never Tell You

Fast Facts for the Student Nurse: What They Never Tell You

Think back to your last vacation. Was it fun? Did you relax? Was it everything that you hoped it would be? If that answer is yes—chances are that it was the result of CAREFUL PLANNING. The mechanics of planning to pursue a career are similar to planning a vacation.

The first step in planning a vacation is choosing your destination. Your career destination is the profession you choose. In recent years, Gallup polls have consistently found that nursing is the profession that is most trusted by the general public. Perhaps that fact has sparked your interest in the nursing field. That makes perfect sense. Nursing can be a stimulating and personally satisfying career. At the same time, just as you read the fine print in the travel brochures, make sure that you know what is truly involved with a nursing career.