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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
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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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Relative silence in the media on the topic since about 2006 suggests that despite there being prescribing Nurse Practitioners "unleashed directly on an unsuspecting public" (Boswell, 2005), to date there had been no dire consequences.
As a prescribing nurse practitioner (NP) in adult mental health services, I work predominantly in a rural setting.
Frances Turner Traill, a prescribing nurse who has worked in the aesthetic industry for five years, said: "If you are not medically trained, you would probably not recognise necrosis or granuloma, nor would you know how to deal with them.