Nursing in TV/Movies Assignment


Nursing Stereotypes

TV Shows with Nurses

Please review the list of shows that has a nursing focus of some sort. Critique the 2 shows (You can also choose 2 not on this list) on the basis of

image of the nurse presented:
• was the nurse portrayed realistically
• was the clothing realistic
• were they portrayed as educated /intelligent
• how were they addressed by other characters
• would you recommend the show to someone who was interested in nursing
• How do the images compare to the image depicted in Johnsons and Johnson video?
• How do the images compare to the image depicted in the media portrayal video?

Some are very old and some new

1. ER
2. Mercy
3. Heroes
4. Scrubs
5. Hawthorne
6. Nurse Jackie
7. Private Practice
8. St. Elsewhere
9. Grey’s Anatomy
10. MASH
11. China Beach
12. Julia (70s)
13. Ben Casey
14. Dr. Kildare
15. House
16. Chicago Med
17. Marcus Welby MD
18. Quincy
19. Trapper John MD
20. She Devil
21. One Who Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
22. Little Focker
23. Meet the Parents