Nurses in the Media

What Being A Male Nurse Is NOT

What Being A Male Nurse Is NOT

Public opinion is generally not in sync with reality when it comes to the world of nursing. Male nurse stereotypes? I’ve heard ’em all.

Scrubs Mags Top Ten HAWT Male Nurses

Scrubs Mags Top Ten HAWT Male Nurses

It’s Fall, which means we’re serving up some extra special dishes. And with that we present, these extra special dishes. Ladies and Gentleman we present to you, Scrubs Magazine’s Top Ten (HOT) Male Nurses. Lord Ha’Mercy. The prostate exam is […]

Discovery Life Channel Celebrates Nurses Day with ‘The American Nurse’ and ‘Emergency’

Discovery Life Channel Celebrates Nurses Day with ‘The American Nurse’ and ‘Emergency’

This year, Discovery Life celebrates the hard work of nurses with the premiere of THE AMERICAN NURSE on Friday, May 6th, showing the powerful images of those whose lives are devoted to healing.

How to Destroy a Great ER: A Step by Step Guide

How to Destroy a Great ER: A Step by Step Guide

Article from KevinMD by Thomas Paine, MD & Physician ___ I took a fantastic emergency medicine (EM) job when I finished residency. There was no question in my mind that it was the best job within a hundred mile radius, maybe more. When […]

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9 Instagram Accounts You Should Already Be Following

As you already know, the nurse community on social media is HUGE, and it only continues to grow. We thought we would put together a list of just some nurse-rockin’ Instagram accounts that we follow and love dearly. In alphabetical order, […]

The Opioid Epidemic: It’s time to place blame where it belongs

The Opioid Epidemic: It’s time to place blame where it belongs

Original Article from KevinMD.com ____ The media is full of stories about the current opioid crisis. But unlike many national crises, such as the Flint lead-contaminated water crisis, the focus is on solutions and not blame. A few weeks ago, the […]

Kaiser Permanente Nurses Have Begun Their 7-Day Strike

Kaiser Permanente Nurses Have Begun Their 7-Day Strike

___ Hundreds of Kaiser Permanente nurses hit the picket line on Tuesday to kick off a seven-day strike, calling for a deal that includes increased pay and staffing. Registered nurses at Kaiser’s flagship Los Angeles Medical Center started picketing at […]

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Do the TV Nurses Represent You?

Article originally posted on Working Nurse by Ersilia Pompilio, RN, MSN, PNP   Hollywood Versus the Nurse “Healing, helping, fixing—fantastic! That’s why you’re a nurse. When I was a little girl, I took a butter knife and opened up a dead […]

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‘You might be a nurse if…’

Whether you think she should have her license revoked or you’ve been doing a little dance around your TiVo, you’ll agree that this bitingly witty and sarcastic list could have been written by Nurse Jackie herself!

Did you read it? — “A nurse did that”

Did you read it? — “A nurse did that”

A grieving mother pays tribute to the nurses who changed her life by helping her honor and say goodbye to her son.

The biggest differences between on-screen and real-life nursing

The biggest differences between on-screen and real-life nursing

Some people learn everything they know about nursing as a profession from TV. Those are the people whose attitudes about nursing are the most annoying.

10 times the entertainment industry got healthcare SO wrong

10 times the entertainment industry got healthcare SO wrong

We nurses know that Hollywood greatly misrepresents healthcare—sometimes enough to make us laugh out loud.

“It’s very important that we protect our profession and we protect our patients”

“It’s very important that we protect our profession and we protect our patients”

A woman in charge of Bobbi Kristina Brown’s care faces charges that include identity fraud, forgery and practicing nursing without a license. Nurse Alice has the details.

Did you read it? — A patient’s search for her devoted nurse, 38 years later

Did you read it? — A patient’s search for her devoted nurse, 38 years later

Severely burned as an infant, one woman turns to social media to find the nurse who cared for her and the post goes viral. Find out what happens here!