Another time when you should list your nursing credentials is if you choose to submit a paper to a nursing journal, since it’s important to show that you have expertise in the subject you’re writing about. Nursing is all about being well educated, keeping patient care skills fresh, and achieving career goals through certification.
Looking to get business cards made. What credentials am I supposed to include? Im KY, so we are APRN and Im FNP-C with a MSN. Any insight is appreciated! Also, what do you suggest to put on my lab coat?
Does anyone know if there is any correct way of listing credentials after your name on something like a business card? Until recently Ive been a med/surg nurse and never really thought twice about it. The hospital just slaps RN after my name and that was it. But Ive recently accepted a job in hos...
Follow Your Name. If the standard for your profession is to list degrees on a business card -- healthcare professionals, for example, often list their licensed credential plus their advanced degrees on their business cards -- typically, you list them following your name and a comma.
Sorry Donna, but I kindly beg to differ. I strongly agree with Nick!!! If you were to Google “What is the correct order to list one’s nursing credentials” or consult any of the links listed here in the comments, you will find there IS a uniform/right way to do so, as Nick stated, or the wrong way to do so.
To save space, credentials are typically listed as abbreviations on a business card. Generally, the abbreviations are appended to the end of a person's name, separated by commas, in the order of importance.
achievements in nursing such as FAAN (Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing). other certifications include non-nursing certifications that recognize additional skills. one example is the EMT-Basic/EMT, awarded by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. Bibliography American Academy of Nursing. Credential Use Guidelines.
Falsification of credentials on business cards raises red flags. A reader asked about a nurse colleague who had business cards made that falsely indicated the nurse colleague had a BSN degree when she did not, nor was she enrolled in a baccalaureate nursing education program.
How to List Degrees on a Business Card. So now that you’ve realized that listing your MS in Civil Engineering is really going to help you in your freelance construction consulting firm, what is the best way to do it? There are a few ways to list your professional designations on a business card.
Chances are, they’ll shake hands and exchange business cards. Each hands the other her card, looks it over, and gets on with the conversation or business at hand. If you’re like most nurses, you probably don’t have a business card. But every professional needs a business card to network in the 21st century. And that means you.