Out with "Nurse" In with...? - page 13

It's time to change the term "nurse." It doesn't fit with the male image of nursing, and more and more men are coming into the field of nursing. I just can't think of another term. Our vocabulary... Read More

  1. by   kadokin
    Quote from LPN1974
    I like this response.
    Look up the word "nurse" in the dictionary. It is not female by definition. Won an argument w/my husband on this one. Also, in your spare time, read David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, it makes reference to male characters picking up an infant and "nursing" it. I can only assume this meant "caring for" rather than feeding from the mammary gland.