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10 Incredibly Cool Nursing Jobs You Didn’t Know Existed

original article written by Kitty Holman for the Nursingschools.net blog...Here are some of the coolest, most cutting edge, fulfilling and interesting ways to use your nursing degree, many of which you might not have ever even considered as a career...
by Career | Male Nurse on Jan 31, 2011

Changing the stereotype: Men in nursing

By Alyssa Rossomme (arossomme@wsbt.com)WSBT.comTwo or three decades ago, nursing was a popular career choice for women. In time, it became a female-dominated field. These days, however, the number of men in the profession is increasing.Wayne Dockery...
by Career | Male Nurse on Mar 26, 2010

Women are still doing jobs men don't want

By George PitcherSource: telegraph.co.ukSexism has returned – but not in the way the martinets of new feminism say it has, argues George Pitcher.Today is International Women's Day. I know, your heart sinks, doesn't it? But this isn't one of those f...
by Career | Male Nurse on Mar 8, 2010

Breaking down stereotypes the key for male nurses

Written by Dave MabellSource: Lethbridge HeraldWomen as bishops? Jamaicans as bobsledders?Neither group seems to be facing as many stereotypes as men becoming nurses.That’s the report from Peter Kellett, a health sciences instructor at the Universi...
by Career | Male Nurse on Feb 17, 2010

Engendering the Professional Debate: Men and Women in Nursing and Engineering

by Raghu Godavarthi Think of a nurse and the typical images are of Florence Nightingale and Linda Richards. Think engineer, and the corresponding image would be of a Thomas Edison, or a Robert Fulton. Josephine Cochran, inventor of the mechanical d...
by Career | Male Nurse on Nov 20, 2009

Hot Careers in Nursing

Hot Careers in NursingNursing Career Information for the Non-Traditional NurseBy Jacqui TomNursing career opportunities are greater and more varied than ever before, and the demand for qualified nurses has never been higher. As the health care field...
by Career | Male Nurse on May 1, 2009

Male Nurse Defies Stereotypes

Posted by Cindy Atoji Keene in Boston.comAs a male nurse, Robert Connelly admits he’s had his share of embarrassing situations, like the occasional female patient who doesn’t know how to put a hospital johnnie on correctly (the opening is in the...
by Career | Male Nurse on Apr 8, 2009

Male Nurses Move Beyond Stereotypes

By Rachel LappEven in the midst of the counter-cultural 1960s, those who encouraged Mervin Helmuth in his vocational path must have known he was something of a pioneer. When Helmuth entered nursing school after completing a term in alternative servic...
by Career | Male Nurse on Mar 30, 2009

Male Nurse-MidwifeThrives

Male nurse-midwife thrives in a woman's worldBy BRIAN ETTKIN, Staff writer for the timesunion.comIn high school, when Steve Deserre had to change into his white nurse's uniform in the locker room before boarding the bus to the vocational center, hi...
by Career | Male Nurse on Feb 28, 2009

Male Nurses Stitching Stereotypes

by Sierra ReyesFrom the silly portrayals on TV to the punch lines made about Greg Focker, male nurses have to deal with their share of stereotypes, but some males majoring in nursing at Ohio State are not sure what the fuss is all about.Many men who...
by Career | Male Nurse on Feb 26, 2009

Looking For a Few Good Men

Written by Jeff Wiebe LETHBRIDGE HERALD It’s a high-paying, recession-proof career that offers a chance to make a difference in people’s lives. But the nursing profession is severely lacking at least one thing: men.The school of health scienc...
by Career | Male Nurse on Feb 17, 2009

Man Enough?

Story by Brittny Goodsell - Photos by Eli LuceroA nursing student at Utah State University said he doesn’t get too much harassment for being in the nursing program - except when his brothers come around.“One is wanting to be a doctor and he says...
by Career | Male Nurse on Feb 12, 2009

Book Addresses Lack of Male Nurses

By Charmain Z. Brackett| CorrespondentIn her nearly three decades as a professor of nursing at the University of South Carolina Aiken, Maggie Dorsey has noticed a trend she sees as alarming. Dr. Maggie Thurmond Dorsey, who teaches at USC Aiken, wro...
by Career | Male Nurse on Jan 30, 2009

Men in Nursing from Minoritynurse.com

By Vicki Chung“Times and rules have changed a lot since I was first in nursing school back in the ’60s,” recalls Eddie Hebert, R.N., B.S.N., director of nurses at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Houma, La. “However, many...
by Career | Male Nurse on Dec 9, 2008


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