Specializes in Gastrointestinal Nursing. Has 30 years experience.
Have you ever been frustrated with the portrayal or lack of accurate representation of nurses in the media? Nurses are absent in many medical shows, or they are cast as criminals. If not criminals, then we are anything from battleaxes to sex-craved thrill-seekers. Nurses have a very complicated job that requires intense critical thinking. We are the first line of defense as the patient advocate. So why are we so often left out of the story?