How to become a Nurse Writer

Becoming a nurse?

Collaborate with the field staff to coordinate care. Necessity to be an excellent and articulate medical writer, communicator, problem solver, capable of multi task,. Take care of the business details. Writing freelance is a profession, but also a business. Begin to market yourself (and land gigs!

) in your free time.

You be a nurse. Become a writer. Don't be a nurse's secretary.

Love nursing. When I thought I could deal with mathematics (or some other round of training), I could become a nurse. It is my understanding that 95% of practical nursing in our healthcare system is provided by nursing staff and not by doctors. In other words (and I know this will confuse many people), I think that the nurse who called herself a "nurse writer" (or a nurse poetess, nurse investigator, nurse lawyer, and so on) is a minion both for the writer and the job.

For me (and not for some of my fellow nurse co-workers here), the addition of "nurse" before "writer" is a small way out. Every writer should be proud to say, "I am a writer." One nurse should be proud to say, "I'm a nurse." If the same individual says: "I am a nurse writer", I believe that both the writer and the nurse are weakened.

Several of the best poetry was composed by non-sisters and some of them by nursing people. Maybe I'm reacting like this because I've seen some excuse for the scribbling-- "but she' s a nurse." I stop for a second every reading Nurse Writer.

One more nurse clerk. Who wouldn't just be a writer who happens to be a nurse? If the two words are kept apart, I am arguing that the word will take both the nurse and the writer more seriously (perhaps also the writer). A nurse anesthesiologist, for example. Particularly in view of the AMA's advocacy against anaesthesia caregivers, the nickname is absolutely essential.

I' d argue that the nurse could be an economics expert, however, a care-economic. And a nurse and an accountant. Alexander Borodin, the famous musician from Russia, was educated as a musician. None of them is known as a doctor or science writer; everyone is known as a writer who by chance (interesting fact) was a doctor, a chemicalist.

That nurse who wrote. You be a nurse. Become a writer. The Word Curmudgeon (Doug Brandt, AJN Associate Editor) will occasionally and crustily reflect on the nurse from an editor's point of view.

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