Originally Posted by ImGrumpy
She worked very hard to earn that PhD and was outstanding at what she did. As long as she didn't try to hold herself out as a medical doctor, why should she have to minimize the fact that she had credentials beyond standard nursing licensure because of misplaced egos?
Would it be any different if she had instead completed an online DNP? This seems to be the sticking point for many, as Ph.Ds in nursing stick almost exclusively to teaching in academia.