Do patients question your expertise? - page 3

Have you had a patient question your expertise or the nursing profession as a whole? Please share your experience - What was said? What did you say or do? Is there a right and wrong way of addressing these comments? ... Read More

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    Quote from thenursemandy
    I've been a nurse for 9 years, since I was 21. I still look very young and sometimes residents and their family think I'm in High School still...no joke. BUT, I carry myself with confidence and no one has ever really questioned my abilities.
    ^Really don't have anyone question my abilities, just my age. In the 13 years of being in healthcare, I have aged from 12-13 to 17-early 20s. When I tell my clients I'm in my 30s, they get a kick out of that!!!

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