What kind of jobs in the medical field would allow you to bring a therapy dog to work with you?
I'm heading to college in the fall, I plan to be a nurse practitioner. I'm just wondering if there are places or other jobs that would allow you to have a certified therapy dog with you during the day.
Asked By: Katie - 1/5/2012
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Honestly, pretty much none. Service dogs and support dogs are permitted in most jobs, but the medical industry isn't most jobs. Even then, service dogs DO NOT have to be accommodated if it can cause problems, like affect the sterility of a wound. Meaning that a doc with a service animal would not be permitted to... More
Answered By: Simpson G - 1/5/2012
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In order to become an NP you must first get your BSN ( 4 year nursing degree) and several years of nursing experience before you could apply to an NP Masters program.You would not work as a nurse with a dog.
Answered By: Lori - 1/5/2012
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