Nursing Notes

October 25, 2011

The Truth about Nursing

Filed under: Uncategorized — Shirley @ 8:28 pm

Here is a video about nursing that is really hillarious until you realize it is too sad because it is true.

The public’s view of who a nurse is and what a nurse does has not changed since the inception of the profession, despite our best efforts to give the public correct information.  It is sad that most people still view nurses as sexually loose women or as doctor’s handmaidens–there is no room for any other stereotype in their collective minds.

As a nurse, I am appalled when my profession is maligned in the media.  I hope you feel the same way.

Here is a video to articulate this issue:

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2 Comments »

  1. […] The Truth about Nursing (nursingtrends.wordpress.com) […]

    Pingback by I will not be a nurse. « Digital Ballpen — November 3, 2011 @ 7:19 am | Reply

  2. I think its funny how many people try to get into nursing only to find out they have to take classes in math and science. Yeah, of course you do, what do you think nurses do all day? Just smile at patients and change sheets?

    Comment by Thomas — November 23, 2011 @ 11:51 am | Reply


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