Nursing on television: student perceptions of television's role in public image, recruitment and education.

@article{Weaver2013NursingOT,
  title={Nursing on television: student perceptions of television's role in public image, recruitment and education.},
  author={R Gregory Weaver and Yenna Salamonson and Jane Koch and Debra Jackson},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2013},
  volume={69 12},
  pages={2635-43}
}
AIMS To explore nursing students' perceptions of how their profession is portrayed on medical television programmes. BACKGROUND Recruitment and retention in nursing have been linked to the image of the profession in society. Images of nursing in popular media frequently draw on stereotypes that may damage the appeal of nursing for potential students and denigrate the value and status of the profession. A growing body of work analyses how nursing is portrayed in popular media, but less… CONTINUE READING

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