12 Things You May Not Know About Nurses

Find out more ways nurses are improving the health of patients around the world.

12 Things You May Not Know About Nurses

Don’t underestimate the power of nurses. In the emergency room, a lot of time can go by without speaking to a doctor. It can be frustrating to have no quick answers, especially if you are in pain and in need of care. But whenever you need them, nurses are there to help. Nurses will frequently check in and take care of you for hours on end. They’re there for you through late hours when the doctors are gone, and are dedicated to ensuring your smooth road to recovery.

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More Men Are Becoming Nurses

Men make up around 10 percent of today’s RN workforce compared to 3 percent in 1970, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Recruiting more male nurses help diversify the workplace and create more safe spaces for male patients.

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