Being a nurse is truly a calling. It is a profession that is simply not for just anyone, you need to have the heart for nursing in order to enter the field and be a good nurse. Nurses have more one-on-one contact with someone who is in need of health care, than doctors or any other healthcare professional. They are the ones who do the majority of the actual hands-on work, the caring and often make your healthcare experience one to remember and appreciate. Nurses are found in practically every healthcare environment and aid in helping people promote return to good health. Nurses are a critical part of our healthcare.
By choosing nursing, these professionals choose to spend huge amounts of time with people who are seriously in need. Often, nurses are providing care that the person themselves and other family members cannot. They are the front line of healthcare. They are much more than assistants to doctors. They have their own set of duties and tasks, things that only a nurse can do. When nurses are asked about why they have chosen their field, often their response is that they wanted to help people.
Nurses have the rare opportunity to find work in a wide variety of settings. They can be in the traditional hospital or clinical setting you would expect. They can also work in the corporate world, in schools, teaching and more. Because the need for healthcare is exploding, the need for nurses is too. No matter where you go, nursing is in demand! Salaries are competitive and there is flexibility in nursing that is not often found in most professions. Nursing is a field that offers endless opportunities, variety and excitement. You can adapt it to practically any phase of your lifetime and fit it to any schedule.
Nurses can opt to specialize further in the field that interests them. They can become surgical nurses, pediatric nurses, maternity nurses, cardiology nurses and more. They can get certification in certain areas, or get a master’s degree or doctorate in nursing to further their career. There is a licensing exam to ensure standards. There are continuing education requirements as well. Nursing is an area that requires a lot of study both before you enter the field and after.
If you are a nurse, be proud of having chosen a field that mixes caring and professionalism together. You are a rare type of person, who shows your concern for others in your work. Show your pride in your profession with a custom T-shirt that tells of it. You can get a shirt made up stating that you are proud to be a nurse or simply RN. You can also have fun with it and get a funny line printed on a tee like one of these:
- A nurse is God’s angel of mercy!
- Behind every good doctor is a great nurse!
- Nurses are IV Leaguers
- Feel safe at night, sleep with a nurse
- Nurses call all the SHOTS!
- Nurses have a lot of patients.
- RN means Real Nice
Get a Nurse T-shirt today and show your love of life, health and helping others!