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5 Movies Every Nurse Should Watch


 Counting down from number five…


5 – Wit (2008)

 

 

One of the most powerful feature film portrayals of the important role that nurses play in providing care and support for patients at end of life.

 


 

4 – Patch Adams (1998)

 

 

A comedy drama starring Robin Williams which is based on the true story of a medical doctor who brought humour and compassion to the bedside, and encouraged his peers to work collaboratively with nurses.

 


 

3 – Paradise Road (1997)

 

 

This gripping film traces the story of a group of women, including an Australian Army nurse (played by Cate Blanchett), who are imprisoned during WWII.

 


 

2 – Mrs Reynolds Needs a Nurse (1963)

 

 

A short film/instructional video shown around the world that reflects the important role nurses have as patient advocates.

 


 

1 – Florence Nightingale (2008)

 

 

A 60-minute television drama that traces the untold story of Florence Nightingale – one of the most influential women of modern nursing.

 


 

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