Capitol Hill - page 2
RN Lobby Days on Capitol Hill 6/5/01 ANA's Department of Government Affairs is accepting registration for two lobby days on Capitol Hill that will take place during the House of Delegates... Read More
Jun 13, '01I reluctantly have to agree, Peggy. I don't think we're "there" yet at having the respect and knowledge of what it is we do. Nursing seems to be one of the last domains of gender prejudice in the professional workforce. They'll still try to hold us to the wall.
On the one hand, it's been a great time to be a nurse lately, after slugging away at it for 25 years. The media recognition, the congressional subcommittee, the unionizing, the independant entrepreneurship, and all the changes in the last few years. On the other hand, it continues to be awful in so many ways. I just don't trust that people outside of us are going to "get it" without further deterioration. Only then...