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In my recent post about attending the Illinois Library Association’s annual conference, I mentioned that the public’s perception of nurses is often formed from the media’s portrayal of us. If you have a few minutes, watch this unique video of a nurse educating her companion about what nurses do by correcting his stereotypical misconceptions.

Thanks to Sandy Summers, RN, MSN, MPH, Founder and Executive Director of The Truth About Nursing website and coauthor of Saving Lives: Why the Media’s Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk for SHARE buttons on her site that allowed me to post her video here. Listen up!