Some people are called to make a very luxurious living, and others are called to care for the sick and needy. Fortunately, while our society is generally pretty terrible at appreciating those who do more for the good of humanity, we have managed to figure out how to make a few jobs work that offer a good living along with the opportunity to help people. Being a nurse or an emergency medical technician (EMT) is an ideal way to pursue something noble and of use to your wider community, while still being blessed with the chance to take care of your family.
The similarities may be many, but the contrasts are also numerous. Both jobs can often involve rushing to the scene of disasters, making a swift assessment and, often, making do with subpar resources and information. However, a nurse is a slightly less adventurous role. An EMT may find themselves anywhere, while a nurse knows roughly what their day has in store. There are also plenty of differences in the amount of study, who you’ll see during your day and what tasks you might have to do. That’s why the same mind might not be suited to both options. Let’s find out which way your brain is leaning!
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