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    Beware of fake conferences! April 2017 – We have become aware that some companies have been advertising conferences in nursing and other fields that appear to be less designed to advance scientific understanding than they are to extract funds from unwary conference speakers and participants. In some cases it appears that the names of nursing

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    Minority Nurse highlights Truth’s work to build understanding of nursing March 2017 – The cover story of Minority Nurse’s Winter / Spring issue was Lynda Lampert’s “Media Leads the Way: How the Truth About Nursing Is Changing the Perception of Nursing One Person at a Time.” The article was a detailed look at the Truth’s

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    New international text Nurses and Nursing leads off with chapter by Truth leaders March 2017 – The exciting new textbook Nurses and Nursing: The Person and the Profession includes a chapter on nursing’s image by Truth leaders Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers. Edited by Pádraig Ó Lúanaigh, RN, EdD, the thought-provoking new textbook from

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    Paul Krugman says nursing is “menial,” not “cognitive,” in blog post Nobel-winning economist apologizes after nurses give cognitive feedback April 15, 2017 — On February 24, Paul Krugman posted a short item on his New York Times blog listing “nurses” as one example of those who perform “menial work dealing with the physical world.” The

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  • You gotta keep the devil way down in the hole0






    London Free Press on firing of Ontario CNO for understaffing report June 17, 2016 — Today the London Free Press (Ontario) ran a piece by Jonathan Sher reporting that the city’s largest hospital had fired its chief nursing officer apparently because of her role as president of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO), which

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    NCIS: Los Angeles investigates nursing stereotypes October 23, 2016 – In tonight’s episode, the popular CBS drama NCIS: Los Angeles engaged briefly with some nursing stereotypes, especially those that apply to men in nursing. In the episode, Special Agent Kensi Blye has been partly paralyzed in a helicopter crash and lies in a coma in

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