So ive been an EMT for the past 2 years and while i enjoy the medical part of the job i have battled back issues, nothing serious but i doubt i can lift fat sick people for the next 20 years. Im 22…Continue
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So ive been an EMT for the past 2 years and while i enjoy the medical part of the job i have battled back issues, nothing serious but i doubt i can lift fat sick people for the next 20 years. Im 22 and recently moved away from home (played Junior hockey till i was 20, hence the later start on my career and moving out). Im looking at going back to school for nursing and then possibly physio when im done the RN degree, my question is has anyone gone back to school later in life and how did they…See More
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