5 Traits for a Successful Nursing Career

Nurse_traitsFinishing school and passing the state board exams are the obvious first steps to becoming a nurse. Only those who are truly trained and qualified can enter this field. However, there are certain traits that set apart truly great nurses. For some, these traits mark the difference between surviving and thriving.

Patience

This is perhaps the number-one character trait that separates nurses who excel and nurses who merely do their job. There will be plenty of patients to deal with, and an abundance of patience is an absolute must. Patients and family members can get angry or even belligerent, especially when facing bad news. A sense of humor and an extra dose of compassion will pull you through the day with a smiling face.

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