The nursing profession has patiently endured some of the most defining stereotypes — many of them gender-related. From typecasting this career of care as female-only to belittling nurses as wannabe doctors, there are few mistruths nurses haven’t heard.
Some of these traditional stereotypes may have been true once upon a time. But like most stereotypes, most of these ideas are outdated and silly.
Take a look at our roundup of common nursing stereotypes and laugh with us!