• Healers and heroes0

      Fall 2016 overview of nursing on television October 2016 — The new U.S. prime time season includes many health-related shows, but as in recent years, most are physician-centric. It appears that the only major new hospital show in the traditional fall season is CBS’s Pure Genius (premiering Oct. 27). Here, the usual hotshot physician crew

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  • Sounds and silence0

    • NEWS
    • October 17, 2016

    NPR on nursing innovations September 25, 2014 — In recent months, reports on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition have highlighted the important roles that nurses can play in improving hospital care through new clinical initiatives. On January 27, 2014, the radio network aired Richard Knox’s piece on the efforts of Boston Medical Center to combat

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  • Talk more0

    Sandy Summers urges Hopkins Nursing graduates to save world July 22, 2016 – Today Truth About Nursing director Sandy Summers delivered the graduation speech to recipients of Nursing degrees at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing’s commencement ceremony in Baltimore. Sandy described her vision of where nursing can go in the future, some of the

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  • Just like a woman0

    • NEWS
    • October 13, 2016

    New York Times op-ed urges broader scope for Nobels – how about nursing? October 3, 2016 – Today the New York Times ran an op-ed by science writer Gabriel Popkin arguing that the Nobel Prize Committee should expand the scope of scientific endeavors eligible for the prestigious Prizes beyond the traditional chemistry, physics, and “physiology

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  • She does very inappropriate things to kitten posters0

    The Middle toys with angel and battle-axe imagery October 2016 – Two recent episodes of the ABC sitcom The Middle included appearances by Holly, a nursing student who presented a mixed but ultimately damaging vision of the profession. In the episodes, the Heck family’s hyper-cheerful daughter Sue was adjusting to her first year at college,

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  • “Nurses Storm the U.S. Capitol to Demand Safe Staffing Ratios”0

    Daily Nurse covers rally with political and nursing leaders, including Truth director June 2, 2016 – Today the Daily Nurse website posted a strong report by Lynda Lampert about the May 12 rally at the U.S. Capitol organized by Show Me Your Stethoscope and others in support of federal nurse staffing legislation. As the long

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