More Men Turning to Nursing Careers

It’s no secret that the poor economy has led to a number job layoffs. However,  the nursing industry is experiencing a reverse effect. More part-time female nurses are going back to work full-time because their husbands are being laid off from their jobs.

Now there’s a new growing trend…More men are entering the nursing profession. Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, MI said that 18% of the 2009 class of nursing students are men, a number that has doubled since 2003.

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