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Many nurses today come to the profession after having experienced other careers. Nursing is an excellent choice as a new career. Nursing positions are stable, plentiful, and resistant to the ebb and flow of market economies. The public needs nurses in good times as well as tough times!

With the nursing shortage and the increasing demand for nurses, this may the career for you! Let's examine some of the qualities needed to be a good nurse.

  1. It's important to have a sense of compassion and desire to help others.

  2. You should like to teach people and share information with others.

  3. You must be able to work well with others and enjoy being around people.

  4. You should possess good decision making/problem solving skills.

  5. You should desire variety in career opportunities.

  6. You should enjoy learning and analyzing things.

  7. You must be dependable and have good verbal and written communication skills.

  8. You should enjoy health, science, and math classes.

  9. You should have an interest in learning about the human body and how it works.