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Navigating the road less travelled….by most

MarjorieMcGibbonby Marjorie McGibbon, RN BScN, Paediatric Oncology Patient Navigator

 

Seventeen years ago, I decided to make a career change and become a pediatric registered nurse. I invited my boyfriend (now husband) to my apartment and proclaimed that “I needed to talk.”  He looked at me skeptically, knowing that those words could potentially be ominous.  “Don’t look so serious,” I said. “I just want to change my career, not my love life!”   He chuckled out a sigh of relief.  But when I asked him seriously what he thought of my idea to switch from a long term goal of athletic therapy into pediatric nursing he simply looked at me and said, “Of course you should do it.  You’d be a natural!”

 

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