should i be an RN?

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Candy in Dallas, Texas

65 months ago

I am going to be a dental assistant and since tehre is a 3 month program at this university then while working as a RDA i like to go for nursing and take some classes here and there but is it right for me if i'm not that smart. I have a LD struggled in highschool been a few yrs since i was in highschool. i got about a 2.5 gpa and i'm afraid of failing. is it right for me?

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BreeLove in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

63 months ago

I know how you feel. Unsure about being a RN. I was unsure, but decided I don't think it's for me. My advice to you is.. I would say if you are going into the dental field maybe you should look into a career as a Dental Hygienist, they make pretty good money and the hours are good of course. I think a 3 month Dental Assistant program is great! Most are 8 months long. Congrats and good luck! But if you definitely want to go into nursing I would take a CNA, Medical Assistant or LPN Course, it will help you as you transition into a RN. I'm a CNA now myself. My class was 8 weeks. I'm looking into X Ray Technologist or Occupational Therapist Assistant.

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