Nursing

In the mix: Man enough for nursing?

Stressed Out Nurses Weekly, April 12, 2010

A recent Orlando Sentinel article discusses the Oregon Center for Nursing's (OCN) "Are you man enough to be a nurse" campaign that was launched in 2002. The campaign included a poster designed to recruit males to enter the nursing profession and help break down stereotypes, according to OCN, which used a black and white poster with men dressed in scrubs, business suits and athletic clothing and asks "Are you man enough to be a nurse?"

Interestingly, eight years later, a UCF journalism student working for the Sentinel explores whether the stereotype still exists by asking University of Central Florida nursing students their opinions on the topic.

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