Nursing is a respected vocation. We train, sometimes for years, to learn how to appropriately assist doctors and patients. We are quizzed in all manners of medical information and we have to quickly develop bedside manners. But there are a lot of things that schooling and even on the job training don’t really prepare us for.
10) Nurses notoriously get very little sleep. Even though there are literally thousands of students in training to become nurses, most medical facilities are short staffed which means somebody has to pick up the slack.