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Nurses in film

For us, a critique of the context of culture in which nurses are portrayed is important.

In this step and the following two steps you will see different portrayals of nurses.

Watch this short trailer from the 1959 film Carry On Nurse, hosted on YouTube.

Your task

How do you feel when you watch this film trailer? Respond with the first word that comes to mind when you see the nurses.

If other learners have submitted the same or a similar word, please ‘like’ their comment or respond by posting your thoughts.

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Nursing in Crisis? Exploring Current Challenges

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