Wednesday 23 May 2012

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit-Memorial Hermann Hospital-Information Technology-Viruses

Is 'Women's Work' Rehumanizing Men?

Here's a quote that speaks volumes about what kind of work has become associated with men:?I.T. is just killing viruses and clearing paper jams all day,? said Scott Kearney, 43, who tried information technology and other fields before becoming a nurse in the pediatric intensive care unit at Children?s Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston.The New York Times reports on the growing phenomenon of men entering into traditionally women's jobs, like dental assistant, nurse, or schoolteacher. It's an eye-opening, if narrow, slice of the broader cultural and economic picture. But the insight behind Scott Kearney's anecdote deserves far more attention than it receives. (Source: Healthcare News) read more..

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