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What factors influence the social image of nursing?

Factors in the creation of the image of nursing.
A team of nurses transporting a patient through hospital.
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Evidence suggests that the professional image of nurses is influenced by:

  • gender stereotypes
  • caring and culture
  • media portrayal, and
  • behaviour.

Your task

Share your perspectives of how these influences apply to your personal area of practice.

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