Alegent Health Mercy Hospital emergency nurse, Nick Kuster, R.N., says it is the passion someone brings to what they do – not if they are male or female.
When he was taking classes last year at Iowa Western Community College, Nick Kuster stood out.
The Neola, Iowa, resident — who now works in the emergency department at Council Bluffs' Mercy Hospital — was one of just four men among the dozens of women working on their nursing degrees.
Kuster, 33, said he'd never considered nursing as a career path until a few years ago, when he was looking for a new line of work. He'd been working in family businesses, painting with his father and doing landscaping work with his brother, but he'd also begun pitching in with the local volunteer fire department.
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