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5 Nursing Stereotypes Debunked

Hamsa Ramesha | NursingLink

RNs are Failed MDs

3. RNs are Failed MDs

Ever been asked why you never became a doctor? Nurses are not medical school rejects, dropouts, or failures. They are professionals who entered into the field through a specific career path, separate from MDs. But somehow, your family, friends, and gossipy relatives just don’t get the picture.

In fact, popular hospital drama ER got a lot of flack for doing just that when they had Head Nurse Abby Lockhart (Maura Tierney) leave nursing for medical school to earn her MD.

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