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Discussion Question
The discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week on the basis of the course competencies covered.
To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use resources from the Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.You may use this APA Citation Helper
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Post your initial response to one of the two topics below.
Topic 1
The textbook and lectures discussed (attached) the professional characteristics important to nursing.
Describe three characteristics of professional nurses.
Which one characteristic would you say is the most important and why?
Topic 2
Examine the impact that negative stereotypes have had on the nurse and the profession.
Describe efforts to build a more professional image for the nurse and the profession.
Identify actions that can be taken to address negative stereotypes in the medi