Inspiration for Activism!
- Founder of the media watch group The Truth About Nursing, providing critical analysis of TV shows, commercials, movies, books and other
popular media for their portrayal of nursing and nurses
- Author of the book Saving Lives: Why the Media’s Portrayal of Nurses Puts Us All at Risk .
- Launches regular campaigns to convince media producers to acknowledge their negative portrayal of nurses and to change what they are portraying.
- Provides consultation to media producers to assist in creating positive portrayals of nurses and nursing in the media (for example, see details of her work to change the image of nurses portrayed on the TV show ER)
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