As many can attest the profession of nursing is very poorly represented in the media. I've seen a few blogs on the subject and wrote a post of my own. Around the time of my post, and I don't remember where I saw it, I saw something about a new Showtime show that would be premiering Spring 2009.
It is time. (Said in the solemn, monotone voice of Rafiki from Lion King.)
Nurse Jackie premieres Monday, June 8, 2009, at 10:30 p.m. Hopefully it will do the profession proud! One of the main characters is a first year nursing student, Zoey.
Here's a video from the "From the Behind the Curtain: Real Nurses, Real Stories" page of the Nurse Jackie website: