Nursing Buisness Cards? - page 2
I've been working as a nurse for a year and a half now .. was wondering what you guys thought of making buisness cards to keep them handy because I was at a social networking event last night .. and... Read More
Dec 30, '06Occupation: ER Nurse / Geriatric Assessment Nurse GNC(C) Specialty: 24 year(s) of experience in ER/Geriatrics ; From: CA ; Joined: Aug '06; Posts: 213; Likes: 108I have my own clinic, my own office, my own fax number, my own phone number....I carry a case load of patients....I go through 5-10 business cards a week.
Dec 31, '06Joined: May '01; Posts: 551; Likes: 114Just to clarify: I thought the OP was referring to cards to give out to other nurses or for business or personal reasons, but NOT to give to patients. I never give out my personal information to a patient.Last edit by Selke on Dec 31, '06
Dec 31, '06Occupation: Patient Care Technician/Student Nurse Specialty: Going to Peds! ; Joined: Apr '04; Posts: 707; Likes: 535Vista Print has some nice cards at inexpensive prices. Yes, I'd have cards for a purely networking reason. Not for patients.
Dec 31, '06Occupation: allnurses Asst Community Manager, APRN Specialty: 25 year(s) of experience in Nephrology, Cardiology, ER, ICU ; From: US ; Joined: Apr '00; Posts: 53,585; Likes: 26,698Because I'm an advanced practice nurse, I always provide my patients and family members with my first and last name. So...although I don't have business cards, I am seriously considering it.
However, in all the years I worked as a staff nurse in the ER, never ever did i give my name out to a patient or family. Too many wackos in the world.