1. Ccdd

    Nurses Anti-Vax/Antivax

    I’m starting to notice that more and more nurses are anti-vax. Recently, I took my foster children to a new doctor and discussed vaccines. As with any medical care aside from ER services, I have to get approval from their medical social worker through the agency. As I stepped out of the doctor’s...
  2. D

    Discounts for nurses but not residents...

    Anyone else keep running into discounts that exist for nurses or other medical professionals but NOT doctors or residents?? Ok ok I get that businesses are likely less inclined to give doctors, who are notoriously driving their cybertrucks to and from their billion dollar palaces a discount, but...
  3. emeraldsong1712

    Help/Advice for a Future NP

    Hello all! I'm looking for some advice and insight into the NP route. I have been very up in the air with DO/PA/NP and finally decided on NP based on a number of personal factors. I just don't want to give another 7+ years to schooling before earning a living, so NP it is with strong aspirations...
  4. D

    I want to work in family medicine/ primary care.

    I am a current freshman in college and I go to a community college. I have though about going to medical school but I really don’t see myself going that route and have read that if you want to go into primary care you shouldn’t go to Med school because you rack up so much debt. I love the...
  5. aspiringMD585

    They want me to be an RN

    Greetings, I AM CONFUSED AND STARTING TO GET DEPRESSED... I am a secretary at a hospital in Atlanta. I've been working here for 2.5yrs now. My goal is to become an OBGYN I am very passionate about women's health. I don't see myself doing anything else for the rest of my life. I was able to...
  6. sullen-burger

    Shadowing Nurses

    What is the purpose of shadowing a nurse as a resident? A medical student? A morning in their shoes - UCHealth Today The article above, summarized here, is from this month and it discusses a new activity for residents at a residency program in a community hospital north of Denver, CO...
  7. SterlingMaloryArcher

    Is nursing becoming a "too many chiefs and not enough Indians" problem?

    Disclaimer: I am not against nurses, my mom is a nurse and the first piece of advice a physician I shadowed was "make friends with the nurses." I recognize nurses are important. Nurses should never be bullied or belittled. That said I came across an article a nurse had shared complaining about...
  8. S

    Current nursing student now realizing M.D. is the right path, where to go from here?

    I am currently in an associate degree nursing program at my local CC, where I have a 3.5 GPA. Long story short, I messed up my first semester (got into a bad car accident and stop going to classes because I was scared to drive) and had a 1.8 GPA, which still is bringing down my GPA that without...
  9. J

    Flying scalpels and the future of health care

    Wow, this op-ed is a compelling read. Are physicians really this abusive to nurses? http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-nursing-ratios-20160511-story.html