• Until a nurse0

    J&J could have done more to convey nursing expertise. Still, these are arguably the best mass-market ads in the history of J&J’s campaign. We thank those responsible.

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  • Alexandra Robbins examines the state of U.S. nursing0

    “That’s why her hair is so big. It’s full of secrets.” – Mean Girls (2004) The journalist promoted her 2015 book with stories in major publications, from Politico to Slate to Marie Claire. The pieces offered valuable looks at what nurses really know and do in U.S. hospitals, although they did reflect some of the

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  • Geriatric care0

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    • February 6, 2019

    Baltimore Sun reports that retiree became a hospice nurse in his 60s A January 2016 piece by health reporter Meredith Cohn explains that the man became a nurse after his wife died. The report suggests nursing has value, but Cohn seems to think the work is really about hand-holding, failing to convey that it requires

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  • Thanksgiving op-ed in The Hill highlights nursing’s ongoing image problems0

    Nurse educators cite Truth leaders’ book Saving Lives November 22, 2018 – Today The Hill ran the strong op-ed “Let’s give thanks to nurses” by Rush University nursing educators Mallory Bejster and Janice Phillips. The piece in the leading U.S. political newspaper argued that poor public understanding of nursing still undermines the profession, even as

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  • #NursesToo0

    Popular TV game show Family Feud repeatedly sexualizes nursing In survey questions, the highly-rated syndicated show Family Feud has urged the public to think of nurses as females who are mainly focused on the sexuality of male patients and physicians. The effect is to trivialize, if not encourage, the real sexual harassment of nurses. Please

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  • Music critic Josiah Hughes interviews Truth leaders on the nursing image in pop music0

    August 28, 2018 – Today the Blink-155 podcast, which focuses on the pop-punk band blink-182, posted a long interview with Truth About Nursing leaders Sandy and Harry Summers. Hosted by Calgary (Alberta, Canada) music critic Josiah Hughes, the podcast’s particular interest was in the Truth’s review of blink-182’s 1999 album Enema of the State, whose cover art features

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