• 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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  • $3 for seven days of night shift0

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    • February 2, 2018

    Reports from Zimbabwe show lack of resources for nursing May 2015 – This month news items from Zimbabwe showed that the salaries of nurses in some settings remain absymally low. On May 6, a short Associated Press piece reported that night shift nurses at the nation’s public hospitals had gone on strike in protest of

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  • Ratched or Wretched?0

    Netflix Should Support Women, Not Damaging Stereotypes by MarySue Heilemann, RN, PhD, FAAN Dear Nurses and Allies, I’m writing because the Nurse Ratched show in development at Netflix has not been canceled. Production is scheduled to begin soon in 2018. This means that Netflix will be creating what has been called a “monster” nurse character working in the

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