Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Publications & Resources

March/April 2010

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What's next? Mid-career RNs share their thoughts on what will keep them in nursing

When Lisa Christy was in nursing school, she always thought she would work on a medical floor in a hospital someday. But when she graduated in 1994, jobs were scarce, so she accepted an RN position at a long-term care home in Cambridge, her hometown. At first, she was disappointed. But she soon discovered she enjoyed caring for people living with Alzheimer's or palliative care patients.