The Public Image of Nursing Can Be Changed Using Several Approaches


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The Public Image of Nursing Can Be Changed Using Several Approaches 
The public image of nurses can and must be changed. Image is not merely a matter of pride and self-esteem but is affecting recruitment of nurses. Some criticism of nursing is partially true such as the public perception that nurses rely on doctors’ orders for every nursing action. Other notions of nursing are completely false and are perpetrated by the media. The media are the greatest threat to the image of nursing. Nurses need to be advocates for their profession as they deal with the media and the public. However, as a result of the continuing and worsening nursing shortage, nurse must direct their most intense campaigns toward potential recruits for nursing. The most...
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..... have its strongest force as an advertisement for nurses as they really are and how they work in everyday practice.  
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