…your job is easy to but I don’t want to be a garbage man. Nurses are a mix of maid and babysitter anyone with an 8th-grade diploma could do it, it’s not hard to do. I guess good nurses are around because who else would get coffee for the doctors.
This is an inflammatory comment left by a fool in the midst of a jumble of comments following this article from Michigan. The comment is asinine and I usually would pay it no attention, but I am hearing and reading this genre of spittle more and more often.
This mindset definitely makes me wonder if this is a sad backlash of our economy, our union activities and the employment situations in which nurses are finding themselves – more “labor” (believed by the masses to be unskilled, at that) than “professionals.”
Are we not worthy of respect and a seat at the Big Boy Table? Do they understand how much work we have and that our education is demanding?!
Here are some of my observations:
Neither medical nor legal professionals are standing on State Legislative lawns with signs.