Nurse Jackie Role In Nursing

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Larson (2015) highlights “Nurse Jackie” as a renowned representation of a professional nurse, in comparison to the more popular that showcase physicians. However, the portrayal in both situations depicts erroneous images of the nursing profession. In the case of Nurse Jackie, the media promotes nurses as skillful, competent, and knowledgeable; but, also as a junkie with limited interpersonal skills. This series paints nurses in a negative light. Then, there are more favored listings like Grey’s Anatomy, House, and ER focus on physicians and neglect to acknowledge the essential roles of the nurse such as the educator, advocate, mediator, caregiver, and a valiant clinical leader. Grey’s Anatomy one of my most enjoyable television shows but

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