On the rare occasion a red shirt actually returned from an Away Mission, she was the one who helped Dr. McCoy patch them up. (And her discretion about any of Kirkâs astro-venereal diseases was commendable.)
Dawn of the Dead
When the zombies finally come, you really need someone with both medical training and the real-world mindset of a nurse on your side. Especially if you have to deliver an undead infant.
Children trained in magic will find ways to hurt themselves and others in strange and wonderful ways. Good thing Hogwarts has an infirmary wing with a rather resourceful matron in charge.
She mightâve gotten a promotion to research scientist in the feature film, but Jane Foster was originally the nurse who cared for the newly mortal god of thunder when he first came to Midgard.
An American Werewolf in London
Okay, listen, nurses: Werewolves are now, officially, off limits to you. Because if they donât kill you they will most assuredly break your heart.
Star Trek: The Next Generation
While she probably didnât have to help Dr. Crusher cure her captainâs rampant venereal disease issues (though Riker probably stopped in with a Risian ailment or two), the Enterpriseâs many adventures likely kept her busy all the same.
The man who grew up in the shadow of a Doctor he only ever heard of (through his childhood friend and eventual wife, Amy) became a nurse. And then he became a hero.