Still need convincing? Consider this!
Forty-Two Years Ago, Nursing Scholar Jo Ann Ashley, RN, EdD, Issued a Strong Call to Educate the Public About Nursing
In 1976 Ashley gave an interview on WNED's Woman program, during a segment called "New Image for Nurses." Ashley stressed that given nursing's status at that time, nothing was more important than educating the broader public about the profession's value. The challenges nursing faces today show that despite real progress, this remains true. Let us heed Ashley's call now!
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