Miss Colorado's Betty Johnson
Miss America Pageant 2015
Miss Colorado's Monologue
Miss America Pageant 2015
Amazing. I watched it live. As a nurse this gave me tears. I am not "Just a Nurse" either. I respected her for going out there in her scrubs and showing the world her talent of taking care of the sick. I was amazed. Then the next day, Monday, this happened. I don't watch the show because it drives me crazy but immediately chatter about the show starting showing up on my Facebook Page from all my co-workers who did watch it. Check out this segment on The View:
Really? What did they just say? This isn't talent? Is it talent to care for a sick dying newborn baby? I do it everyday and I believe it is! As an RN at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the NICU I feel so lucky to love my job and love the babies I have the pleasure to take care of. I feel like an angel, caring for the sick and sometimes dying. I am not JUST A NURSE! I am not wearing a nursing costume either! Nor am I wearing a "doctors" stethoscope! I found this photo of me from 30 years ago, holding my "NURSE" stethoscope.
circa 1985 Johns Hopkins NICU
We are nurses and we are
talented at what we do!
Nurses and other health care workers, including doctors are banning together to support each other like we do everyday. They are all up in arms at the lack of knowledge that these comedians showed the world about what they know about nurses. Shockingly they stabbed the jugular of the profession and in one minute started such an uproar in the health care community that they are now back pedaling. Here is the attempt at an apology:
Joy Behar's apology
Check out what she said here...
we all need to take a Valium!
The American Nurse's Association have accepted Joy's apology but it doesn't stop there. Advertisers are pulling ads from The View. Nurses from all over the world have banned together in support.
Here updated daily are the advertisers that have pulled their ads from the show! Thanks to them for sending a message to ABC:
Johnson and JohnsonEgglands Best
I would like to see ABC take a stand as well. If anything, I believe this has given nurses a platform to reach out and educate others as to exactly how difficult our job really is. Highlight nurses and have these ladies from The View spend a day in our shoes and then see if they could do it! I can't begin to express the many trials and tribulations nurses go through everyday to give excellent care to our patients. I can't begin to list all the many rewards we receive from doing all that hard work. It humbles me to be part of such a great group of nurses who stand together and support each other.
Thanks to FOX NEWS for this!
“It was heartless.”WATCH: Elisabeth Hasselbeck responds to "The View" hosts for mocking a nurse during the Miss America pageant. http://fxn.ws/1Kwc7wU
Posted by Fox News on Friday, September 18, 2015
To read some amazing stories about nurses and what they do everyday and to see photos of the strong men and women check out this Facebook group: Show me your stethoscopes!