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5 Nursing Stereotypes Debunked
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.