Tonight is #RNchat - 9pm ET. The role of sexism in the perception of Nursing.
Welcome, friends, to #RNchat. We'll get started in a few, but let's begin with introductions!Give 140 of yourself. :)
Good evening all. John Knowles here. I'm a student nurse in Indiana. #RNchat
@jtknowles007 Good evening! #RNchat
OK, we'll have one topic tonight - I'll break it into subtopics. Coming up in one minute!#RNchat
T1 The role of sexism in the perception of nursing. Do people (consciously/unconsciously)still enframe Nursing as a "female" field? #RNchat
Hola! Joni Watson, Austin, oncology nurse, director of @NurseOEP providing continuingnursing education #rnchat
KNOCK KNOCK - Hello? Is this thing on? T1 I'd say yes-it is, and will be perceived as afemale field for quite some time. !fb #RNchat
@joniwatson Hola! We have one topic tonight - I'll break into subtopics if we need to.Welcome! #RNchat
T1 despite our best efforts, I think many still view nursing as a female profession. Proudto work alongside my male colleagues, tho #rnchat
Sorry I'm late. Suzishepherd (Suzanne Tietjen) Neonatal NP at Children's Hospital ofIllinois. Post-call & stupid, but present. #rnchat
Lurking a bit tonight #rnchat Hi all.
@suzishepherd Welcome Suzanne! Here's our topic -http://twitter.com/RNchat/status/20513165506 #RNchat
T1 I know my family supports my decision to be a nurse, but I know several people whothink I'm aiming low by entering nursing !fb #RNchat
T1 RWJF has done a fabulous job highlighting male nursing and increasing nursingdiversity #rnchat
Is it sexist of me to notice, but it seems there are more guys in ER and critical care?