"I loved this rotation in nursing school. It gives me the chance to meet a variety of patients with different health issues. I love it when we send home patients in a better state of health. As an adjunct nursing educator in this field, I stress to my students the importance of getting a great medical-surgical background. This specialty nursing field is the base of the nursing care pyramid. A weak pyramid will fall as the nurse moves into other specialty areas. I have had the opportunity to move to other specialty areas of the hospital and I chose to stay in the medical-surgical arena." ~Nancy
"What do you love about being a med-surg nurse? I love seeing my patients health improve and knowing that I helped make that happen!" ~Chris
"I love being a med-surg nurse because I learn something new everyday. My patients are so unique and I am able to dig deeply to understand the complexity of some disease process. I am never bored, always new and improved knowledge." ~Sonia
"I love watching my patients get well every day. My favorite part of being a med-surg nurse is discharge day!" ~Amanda
"I love that Med-Surg is just like Forrest Gump's box of chocolates: you show up to work and you never know what you're going to get. The varied populations, age spans, diagnoses, and treatments keep every day interesting and provide opportunities to learn something new!" ~Angela N.
"I love being a medical surgical nurse because I can care for a variety of patients and the learning never stops. I am also an educator so everyday and I am teaching and learning and I love it." ~Jeanine
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