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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae

What does it mean when you dream about a nurse?

Dreaming of a nurse suggests a need to be taken care of and to be healed. It also sometimes indicates a healing is in progress. This dream also implies that strained or unpleasant conditions are being set aright.

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Effect of management development program based on concept mapping for head nurses on their leadership style and its' effectiveness.
Shutt (who is of course a brain surgeon) to his understandably estranged wife, who happens to be not just any nurse, but the head nurse.
LAHORE -- The Health Department has promoted 1,211 nurses in BS17 awaiting promotion for a long time and posting plan of head nurses is being uploaded on the website of the department.
Critical to the success of the camp is the presence of around 10 nurses, including a head nurse and assistant head nurse.
CARE Receptionist at Blythman and Partners' new branch Bethany Spurr, left, with head nurse Caroline Downey.
She currently works in Zayed Military Hospital as Head Nurse in Staff Training Development and has been certified by the ICN in 2005-07.
Ask for explanations from both the physician and the head nurse on the unit.
Sue Curry, Deputy Head Nurse, Acorns Selly Oak with Members of the Acorns Business Club, Mark Abrams, Claire Holden, Philippa Lloyd-Harris and Lorna Sheldon
Karen Maiorca, head nurse for the LAUSD, said she has had only one parent call her about severe acute respiratory syndrome but a number of school district employees sought advice from her office about travel plans.
Tim Jackson, head nurse at the branch said, "Ashleigh is a pleasure to work with, and always come in with a great work ethic.
When two orthopedic units were opened, I was asked to be Head Nurse on one of the units.
ENTHUSIASTIC - Samantha Lavender, left, and head nurse Anna Collins