Showcasing a profession: getting nursing on the newsstand.

E. F. Hobdell, M. Slusser, J. Patterson, E. Burgess

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Abstract

Interacting with the media is a method of showcasing the nursing profession. Clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) have a variety of opportunities available for these interactions: appearing on television, participating in a radio program or writing to the media. A survey completed by the authors indicated that CNSs had many media interactions, yet overall, only 17% of all nurses surveyed used writing. This paper begins by discussing where to publish and how to prepare and target the audience. General and specific guidelines for publishing feature articles, health tips, letters to the editor, and other publishing possibilities are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)174-177
Number of pages4
JournalClinical nurse specialist CNS
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1991

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Leadership and Management
  • Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing
  • LPN and LVN

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