For the 20th straight year, nurses lead Gallup’s annual ranking of professions for having high honesty and ethics, eclipsing medical doctors in second place by 14 points — 81% vs. 67%. Grade-school teachers (64%), pharmacists (63%) and military officers (61%) round out the top five most revered professions in this year’s list, with more than six in 10 Americans viewing each as highly ethical.
Only two other professions rated in the new poll are considered exemplary for their honesty and ethics by at least half the public: police officers (53%) and day care providers (50%). The ethics of the remaining 15 professions receive high ratings from no more than 38% and as few as 5% of Americans.
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In Gallup’s annual poll. . .
. . .ranking the most honest and ethical professions, nursing retained the top spot as the most highly rated profession for the 19th consecutive year. In 2020, 89% of Americans surveyed rated nurses’ honesty and ethical standards as ‘very high’ or ‘high’, which is four percentage points greater than their previous rating high of 85% in 2019.
Devils Lake ADN student Samantha Fell was recently selected. . .
. . .to review Sherpath products for Elsevier’s new Student Resources page, which is slated to roll out in early 2021. “I follow Elsevier on Instagram where a few months ago I responded to a poll on their story, and I really didn’t think anything of it. Well last week I unexpectedly received an email from their marketing director asking if they could interview me about how I liked Sherpath and how it has helped me in my studies during COVID-19, so I replied back right away.” Sam says the interview went well, and the recording over Zoom took less than 10 minutes for the interview portion, and another 30 minutes just visiting and giving feedback on Elsevier’s website and other resources they offer.
At the end of the interview, Elsevier offered Samantha a position as a Student Ambassador with Elsevier, where she along with 30 other students around the world will provide insights on student needs and challenges, review products and marketing content, create articles and videos for the student community, and publish content on social networks. “I was so surprised. I mean I had seen previous Ambassadors on Instagram and thought “Wow, I wish I could do that”, but it seemed like all the ambassadors were from 4-year universities so I never applied.”
Sam took over Elsevier’s Student Instagram the week of November 30-December 4 where she will be giving out tips and advice for school, her experience related to school and other fun and interesting things related to nursing. She will also be doing a giveaway for a set of Saunders Q&A Review Cards for the NCLEX-RN Examination and will also have discount codes available for Elsevier books. After this, she will be a content creator for Elsevier where she will have a blog page and hopes to post regularly.
“This isn’t just amazing for me, but also for all nursing students in North Dakota. I’m putting us on the map and I’m so excited to represent us!”
You can follow Sam and her journey with Elsevier on Instagram @elsevierstudentlife or on Elsevier’s Student Life page at https://evolve.elsevier.com/studentlife/ambassador-blogs.html.
CONGRATULATIONS Karen Clementich!
Karen is the Nursing Director at LRSC and has been recognized as a 2018 National Rural Health Day “Community Star”. Check out the Video.