Nurses in the Media

Did you read it? — “Just credit where credit is due”

Did you read it? — “Just credit where credit is due”

In a poignant article, a nurse author challenges public perception by shining a light on a nurse’s true roles and responsibilities.

“Shaving the Head of a Cancer Patient” – Have you read it?

“Shaving the Head of a Cancer Patient” – Have you read it?

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, look back at Theresa Brown’s moving article for “The New York Times” about being an oncology nurse…

WATCH: Nurses take over ‘The Doctors’

WATCH: Nurses take over ‘The Doctors’

In light of the Miss Colorado monologue controversy, hosts of “The Doctors” invited four very special guests to take over the show…nurses!

Did you read it? — Workplace violence is on the rise, with nurses on the frontlines

Did you read it? — Workplace violence is on the rise, with nurses on the frontlines

Nurses are absolutely essential to the health and well-being of the general public. Which begs the question: Why aren’t nurses being kept safe?

14 things nurses wish the mainstream media knew

14 things nurses wish the mainstream media knew

We asked our community of nurses to tell us what they want the media to understand about the nursing community. Here are some of the responses.

This is what #NursesUnite looks like

This is what #NursesUnite looks like

Inspired by the trending hashtag #NursesUnite and the wide range of supporters it has garnered, we compiled some of the uplifting images and posts we’ve seen over the past few days.

WATCH: Miss Colorado’s speech about the patient who changed her life

WATCH: Miss Colorado’s speech about the patient who changed her life

Miss America contestant and nurse Kelley Johnson takes to the stage—in her scrubs. And we LOVE it.

Did you read it? — One nurse breaks ground in unlikely territory

Did you read it? — One nurse breaks ground in unlikely territory

Convinced that a remarkably insular community is not averse but perhaps reluctant to seek care, this dedicated nurse is bringing it to them.

Did you read it? — A tribute to the brave nurses of Sierra Leone

Did you read it? — A tribute to the brave nurses of Sierra Leone

One doctor’s important mission to thank the nurses who weathered the Ebola storm beside her without proper gear or even pay.

The demand for nurse practitioners surpasses that of some physicians

The demand for nurse practitioners surpasses that of some physicians

Good news—the healthcare industry is hungry for more NPs and PAs. Looks like somebody got the memo on how crucial nurses are to quality care.

Nurse Jackie: A male nurse’s perspective

Nurse Jackie: A male nurse’s perspective

Nurse Jackie is the new show on Showtime that features Edie Falco (of The Sopranos fame) in the lead role of—you guessed it—Nurse Jackie. After watching the first episode, it took a little while to sink in: Did I just see what I thought I saw?

A major trash-talking “FAIL”

A major trash-talking “FAIL”

In a conversation-heard-around-the-word, three medical professionals trash an anesthetized patient. Little did they know, they were being recorded.

Top fictional nurses and docs YOU want to get trapped in an elevator with

Top fictional nurses and docs YOU want to get trapped in an elevator with

You’re trapped in an elevator for four hours. Which fictional coworker would you choose to make the small talk with?

They can take your sanity, but they can’t take your humor…or can they?

They can take your sanity, but they can’t take your humor…or can they?

We’re all guilty of a wildly inappropriate joke (or two)—but what if we’re laughing so we don’t cry? Does that make it okay? The jury is split.

WATCH: 10 must-see medical movies

WATCH: 10 must-see medical movies

Whether you’re in the mood for an old drama or a wacky comedy, these ScrubsMag reader picks will be sure to entertain.