On our own (Book, 1981) [WorldCat.org]
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On our own

On our own

Author: Karon White Gibson; Joy Smith Catterson; Patricia Skalka
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Karon White Gibson; Joy Smith Catterson; Joy Smith Catterson; Karon White Gibson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karon White Gibson; Joy Smith Catterson; Patricia Skalka
ISBN: 0312584555 9780312584559
OCLC Number: 6735739
Description: 210 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "On Our Own is the true story of two women who fought and won the battles of their personal and professional wars when the good life began to sour. Karon White Gibson and Joy Smith Catterson met as resident nurses in the psychiatric ward of a Chicago hospital. Encountering frustrations with the system, they decided to open up their own business as independent private care nurses." --
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Responsibility: Karon White Gibson, Joy Smith Catterson, Patricia Skalka.


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Nurses Succeed in Business and Life

by Nurses (WorldCat user published 2010-01-06) Excellent Permalink

This is an interesting book and story for everyone Nurses or Not.... These Nurses fought the establishment for the good of patients and filled a gap in the health care system. They even created the First Independent Nursing Practice Corporation in the US. They came upon obstacles and overcame them...
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Police Wives, Nurses, >Businesswomen

by tvnurse (WorldCat user published 2012-11-14) Excellent Permalink

These two friends and colleagues are Registered Nurses who pioneer an Independent Nursing Practice   Clinic. This is an unheard of innovation. They loose their hospital jobs over their so called" outside interest" in Nursing. They go to court and are offered a settlement. They instead take...
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