What do you go by? - page 3

In my school there has been a gentle transition where everyone is beginning to address me as Nurse D instead of Mrs. D. I don't mind - i mean it is my title - but then i got to thinking about how... Read More

  1. by   merlee
    As an aside, I was a bit surpprised about this thread. To get to work, I go by a shopping center, a McD's, some banks, etc...

    What I preferred to be addressed as is another different thing, entirely.
  2. by   NutmeggeRN
    When my son was school, I was on a first name basis with all his friends....he has been long graduated and now for the most part it is Ms. Lastname, a few kids will call be by my first name, but that is usually only after a long relationship....makes no difference to me. One teacher calls me "Flo" short for Florence Nightengale and another refers to me a "doc".....all with respect and good humor!.
  3. by   bsyrn
    I go by Mrs. last name or nurse last name
  4. by   mycsm
    Mrs. C or Mrs Nurse some staff cal me nursy poo
  5. by   Supernrse01
    I am "Nurse ______", Mrs. ________; "Nurse", and sometimes my first name. I honestly don't mind the kids calling me by my first name. I look at it like this, my patients in the hospital called me by first name and my patients in the physician's office called me by my first name, it's OK for the kids to call me by my first name. I really don't have a preference
  6. by   KrystinaRN
    I'm Nurse Krystina