• Kisses for cops0

    The Town Talk on a special thank you from nurses Some Louisiana nurses thanked local police for their service with “kisses for cops” – apparently just baskets of Hershey’s Kisses. But ideally nurses would avoid linking their profession with romantic imagery. November 25, 2015 – Today The Town Talk, a Gannett publication in Louisiana, ran

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  • #EndNurseAbuse0

    Salt Lake Tribune items about abused Utah nurse show power of advocacy After nurse Alex Wubbels was forcibly detained for refusing to let a police officer draw blood from an unconscious patient, Salt Lake Tribune pieces about the incident included some strong messages about patient advocacy—and advocacy for nurses themselves October 31, 2017 – The

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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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  • Excessive and unrealistic0

    Take Action! Vox investigation exposes emergency dept. billing abuses, but also its own ignorance of nursing A Vox piece commendably highlights excessive emergency department charges. But the piece reflects the view that only physician “treatment” and expensive equipment have any value. Apparently, triage does not. And nurses don’t even seem to exist. May 1, 2018 – Today

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  • Mashability0

    New York Times and Mashable items show range of nursing expertise Wendy Lu’s July 2017 Well blog post on the New York Times site told how her home care nurse saved her life by inserting a new tracheostomy tube after hers became blocked. And Giancarlo Mezzofiore’s October 2017 Mashable piece explains that the U.K. cancer

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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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