Does YOUR licensing body give out your address? - page 2

A friend wanted to check on the status of her Florida RN license and discovered that the address she last had while licensed in that state is listed (fortunately she no longer lives there and the... Read More

  1. by   oramar
    Yeah, there was another thread on this subject a while back. I said at that time I feared a stalker could use the information to find someone who was trying to avoid being found.
    Last edit by oramar on May 13, '03
  2. by   MartL
    deleted-violation of TOS
    Last edit by prmenrs on May 12, '03
  3. by   eltrip
    Interestingly enough, Attorneys & Teachers don't have their addresses available through our state website, either. No fair! What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander! I think that we might want to mention this safety issue to our state boards of nursing.

    After all, we do take care of & deal with some unsavory characters in our line of work. I like SC's idea...provide the city name, but not street address info. It would still keep us vulnerable to ex-significant others, but it would at least be a step in the right direction!
  4. by   PowerPuffGirl
    That does it, I am not only getting a PO Box, but I am also changing my name to something like Jane Doe or Jennifer Smith.
  5. by   nursejenrad
    I'm in Colorado and our license says our name and city. No address- thank god, how stupid is that?
  6. by   nell
    California lists name, license number, status, county, and dates of original licensure & current expiration.

    Those of you in states that list addresses should work to get it changed!
  7. by   jnette
    Yep, mine does.. street addresse and all. Interesting.....:stone
  8. by   flashpoint
    Mine actually shows my street addres rather than my mailaing address (PO box). I think patients have the right to know my name and title, but that is it! What business is it of anyone else where I live, how long I've been a nurse, what state my license originated in etc?

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