• We are the gap0

    Lifetime docudrama Life Flight is a mixed message for nursing The March 2015 docudrama Life Flight: Trauma Center Houston has helpful information about what nurses do for patients, although it spends a lot of time on the nurses’ personal lives and general thoughts March 2015 – This month the U.S. cable channel Lifetime aired a

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  • Tearing up the bureaucracy0

    “Call the Midwife” can be expected to offer a consistently good portrayal of nursing. “Chicago Med” and “The Resident” will show viewers some nursing skill, advocacy, and autonomy. But the physician-focused vision of top shows like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “The Good Doctor,” on which nurses are still handmaidens, will likely dominate another Hollywood season.

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  • Poverty, etc.0

    On The Mindy Project, nurses are comic relief for the comic relief The sitcom’s third season does offer a few fleeting images of its nurses as actual health professionals. But mostly, they are physician flunkies. Morgan is clueless and pathetic, Tamra selfish and silly, and Beverly just unhinged. March 2015 – The third season of

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  • The tragic hero0

    Nurse Jackie says goodbye The Showtime comedy’s final seasons had flaws, occasionally suggesting that nurses report to physicians. But there was still a lot of expert care and creative advocacy from the brilliant Jackie Peyton and her protegee Zoey Barkow. June 2015 – Showtime’s Nurse Jackie could have been named Addict Jackie, since that aspect of

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  • A comedy of errors0

    Take Action! Inside Amy Schumer mocks nurses In 2014 Inside Amy Schumer aired a segment called The Nurses (a parody of The Doctors) that viciously reinforced most major anti-nurse stereotypes, including the ignorant physician handmaiden, the petty battle-axe, and the naughty nurse. May 2018 – Recently we learned that a sketch on the May 20,

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  • Love heals all things0

    A message to nurses from Angel Williams, the woman at the center of the 2010 Dr. Oz naughty nurse segment January 28, 2018 — We recently received a phone call from Angel Williams, the woman who appeared on a 2010 episode of The Dr. Oz Show to demonstrate how she was able to lose weight

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