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This 1940’s vocational film explores the ever important field of nursing. Choosing a nursing school, what qualifications the school requires, state licensing examinations, choosing a specialty, private nursing, and public health nursing are all examined in detail. Many fascinating scenes showing women training in laboratories, practicing on each other, treating patients, and taking tests are shown. The film comments that men can be nurses too, but are generally employed by psychiatric hospitals and heavy industries. Overall, this film illuminates what nursing was like in the 1940s in an engaging manner.