Is it time to stop using the phrase “male nurse”?

For many years, the phrase “male nurse” has been used to classify men in nursing. While some don’t mind its use, a growing number of nurses, both male and female, would like to see it removed from everyday vernacular.
In this week’s episode of “The Katie Duke Show” on ScrubsBeat, Katie Duke discusses why she has a problem with the phrase “male nurse.” Hear what she has to say below.

What are you thoughts on this topic? Do you agree that “male nurse” is an antiquated phrase that should no longer be used in today’s workplace?

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