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Eight Things You Should Know About Nursing

May 11, 2017

Brandman's Marybelle and S.Paul Musco School of Nursing and Health Professions students learning advanced nursing techniques Whether following in someone’s footsteps, hospital volunteer work, or wanting to care for others, the nursing profession is more than just a job for many. 

It’s a calling. 

There is much more to the day-to-day that most don’t know or understand. So, as we wrap up Nurses Week, here are eight things these everyday lifesavers from nurses and faculty from the Brandman University’s Marybelle and S. Paul Musco School of Nursing and Health Professions wish you knew about nursing:

#1: It’s a science

Gail Petersen Hock, MS, RN, PHCNS-C, APHN-C, assistant professor

#2: It’s a labor of love

Nikkelle Gallegos-Knight, DNP, APRN, FNP

#3: It has its own unique industry challenges 

Dr. Ruth Milstein, DNP, PMHNP-BC, LMHC, assistant professor/dissertation chair

#4: It’s a very diverse career

Dr. Patric Schine, DNP, FNP-BC, assistant professor, director FNP Program

#5: It’s a huge responsibility 

Christine Williamitis, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, assistant professor

#6: It takes more than just caring 

Rachel Choudhury MSN, MS, RN, CNE, associate dean and program director, BSN

#7: It’s hard work 

Donald Beisel, DNP, RN, CRNA, DAAPM, assistant professor

#8: It requires time and preparation

Sonia Luckey, DNP, MA, APRN, FNP-C, AHN-C, adjunct faculty


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