Here’s a headline worth shouting from the rooftops: Nurses Top Honesty and Ethics List for 11th Year
Nurses continue to outrank other professions in Gallup’s annual Honesty and Ethics survey. Eighty-one percent of Americans say nurses have “very high” or “high” honesty and ethical standards, a significantly greater percentage than for the next-highest-rated professions, military officers and pharmacists….
Interestingly, the high numbers (and top ranking) for nurses is essentially unchanged over the last several years. Why do nurses consistently rank so highly? The folks at Gallup speculate as follows:
The consistently most positively rated professions, including nurses and pharmacists, have generally been able to avoid widespread scandals and, as such, Americans continue to hold them in the highest regard.
What do you think?