The women of “The View” had fun mocking some of the Miss America contestants on Monday, but their condemnation of Miss Colorado has sparked outrage in the nursing community.

Instead of singing for the talent portion of Sunday’s beauty pageant, Kelley Johnson from Windsor, Colorado, walked out on stage in her nurse’s scrubs and delivered a unique monologue detailing her experiences in the medical profession with an elderly Alzheimer’s patient.

While is sparked sympathy with many viewers of the ABC competition, the following morning Michelle Collins, Joy Behar, Raven-Symoné and Paula Faris mocked her performance.

“The talent, though, I have to say, the woman who won sang opera, and she was incredible. Really good,” Collins said. “But then there was a girl who wrote her own monologue and I was like ‘Turn the volume up, this is going be amazing, let’s listen.’ She came out in a nurse’s uniform and basically read her emails out loud and shockingly did not win … it was hilarious.

“Why does she have a doctor’s stethoscope on?” Behar asked Collins, who replied: “She helps patients with Alzheimer’s, which I know is not funny, but I swear you had to see it.”The nursing community definitely have not seen the funny side of the comments, sparking the hashtag #nursesunite in response.

“Reminder to the ladies of the view, my NURSE stethoscope may help save their lives one day #RespectNurses,” wrote on disgruntled Twitter user.

“Ever wonder what 3 million pissed off nurses look like?” asked another.

Miss Colorado ended up being the second runner-up to Miss Georgia, Betty Cantrell, who won the national title, despite being mocked herself on social for not understanding a question about Tom Brady and the “Deflategate” scandal.

See the tweets below.

– Im the nurse trying to save your life- YOUR nurse. #nursesunite #NursesMatter

— Julianne van kalken (@JKalken) September 15, 2015

 

Used my very own stethoscope to help confirm time of death today on another RN's patient #NursesMatter

— D (@sharpcheddar) September 16, 2015

 

Yes, hello, @The View. #NursesShareYourStethoscopes#nursesunite #NursesMatter https://t.co/ZhhH0dGMSa

— Beth Johnson (@JRAconsults) September 16, 2015

 

I'll continue to use my 'Nurse's Stethoscope' to save lives. Joy Behar will still be an idiot. #NursesMatter #NursesShareYourStethoscopes

— Bianca Davis (@biancadavis90) September 16, 2015

 

Knowledge deficit r/t cognitive limitation AEB insulting nearly 4 million members of the most trusted profession. #JoyBehar #NursesMatter

— DS Kelly (@run4pancakes) September 16, 2015

 

Just got home from a 12 hour shift, guess I'll go take off my costume now. #NursesMatter @RNMeetsWorld

— Crystal Clingerman (@CClingerman) September 16, 2015

 

@JoyVBehar @TheView learn from the doctors do not piss off nurses we work together to keep patients alive!!! #NursesMatter #nursesunite

— Mom Probs (@Momprobs7) September 16, 2015

 

I just helped save someone from the devastating effects of a stroke. What did you do today @JoyVBehar @michcoll? #nursesunite #NursesMatter

— Bethany Yake (@bbyake) September 15, 2015

 

@TheView you should really be ashamed of yourselves. #NursesMatter

— Krista T. (@KT_RN_91) September 15, 2015

 

@TheView some people have to have real professions instead of sitting around talking about others to make money. #nursesmatter

— Morgan Brooke White (@Morgan_Brooke18) September 15, 2015

 

I'm calling @TheView hosts to come shadow us nurses to see what we really do with a "doctor's stethoscope" #NursesMatter

— Nick Glover (@nick_glover) September 15, 2015

 

Disgusted @TheView .They owe an apology to ALL nurses!They're the backbone of healthcare. Get educated and give respect! #TheView #JoyBehar

— Meredith McCarthy (@MereMcCarthy91) September 16, 2015

 

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