• The hometown hero0

    Reports highlight advocacy by versatile Kentucky NP May 2017 – Recent media items have profiled a rising figure in Kentucky nursing. In November 2014, Glamour magazine ran a substantial feature entitled “Hometown Heroes: 50 Phenomenal Women of the Year Who Are Making a Difference.” Emily L. Foley’s piece briefly described one woman from each U.S. state.

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  • If something seems too good to be true . . .0

    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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  • Get In0

    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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  • Think about the future0

    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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  • Unskilled. Lowly. Servile.0

    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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  • Puzzler0

    People crossword says RNs are “E.R. assistants” March 14, 2017 – The clue for 29 Down in People magazine’s crossword “puzzler” this week was “E.R. assistants (abbr.),” seeking a 3-letter answer. Can you guess it? Yes, it is “RNs.” In fact, though, nurses are autonomous professionals who use their advanced skills to save lives and improve

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