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    For healthcare to work, it takes nurses.
    That’s why Johnson & Johnson is proud to Advocate for, Elevate, and Empower Nurses for over 125 years.
  • New Hackathon Coming Fall 2023!
    Health care innovators around the globe, please join us for a free virtual hackathon to reimagine a healthy environment where nurses and patients thrive. Registration opens June 15.
  • Access NEW Nurse & OR Personnel Clinical Education & Leadership Resources
    The EMPOWOR program provides courses developed to equip learners facing the challenges of today’s healthcare.
Proudly Advocating for, Elevating and Empowering All Nurses to Drive Transformative Healthcare Change
Johnson & Johnson has proudly championed the nursing profession for over 125 years, because we believe you are the backbone of health systems worldwide and critical in transforming healthcare.

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For Healthcare to Work, It Takes Nurses
This video series highlights the powerful and inspiring stories of nursing students who share their path toward the profession, and the resources, opportunities and mentors that have made a career in nursing a possibility.
Nurses Change Lives
At Johnson & Johnson, we're proud to champion nurses, who've brought innovation to patient care and played an integral role in transforming healthcare. Watch this video depicting throughout history, nurses that have brought innovation to patient care and profoundly changed human health. Because nurses change lives. And that changes everything.
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Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge Series
  • Our Latest Challenge
    Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge Nurse-led Tech
    Together with the American Nursing Informatics Association and the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, we’re thrilled to announce the awardees of the latest QuickFire Challenge. Nurse innovators Jean Putnam and Paulo Alves and their teams are envisioning a new future of remote monitoring.
  • Together with AANP and APHN, we’re excited to announce awardees of the latest QuickFire Challenge. Nurse innovators Erin Athey of C3: Community Concierge Care, and Christina Colamaro with a team from Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta who created an interactive nursing communication application, are passionate about improving quality and access to equitable care.
  • We’re excited to announce the awardees of the Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge on Mental Health together with the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Learn more about these nurse innovators and their ideas supporting potential new solutions to our mental health crisis.
  • We’re excited to announce the awardees of the Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge in COVID-19 Patient Care together with the American Organization for Nursing LeadershipTM (AONL) and the Society of Nurse Scientists, Innovators, Entrepreneurs, & Leaders (SONSIEL). Learn more about these nurse innovators and their ideas that have the potential to improve patient care amid COVID-19.
  • 5B: A Remarkable Story

    Johnson & Johnson has a legacy in HIV that spans over 25 years, and we remain committed to driving innovation across the continuum of HIV care: prevention, treatment and cure. Learn more about the award-winning film 5B, proudly commissioned by Johnson & Johnson. 5B is on demand everywhere.

Continuing Education Credits
  • Through our partners and educational grants provided to independent, accredited continuing education (CE) providers, Johnson & Johnson is making resources available to nurses to focused on key areas.

  • Earn free CNE credits by listening to curated podcast bundles via the American Nurses Association.

  • Free online course for nursing students and new nurses focused on foundational resilience-building skills, including identifying red flags of stress, overcoming barriers to accessing mental health services, and more.

  • The EMPOWOR program, provided by, is designed to provide nurses and OR personnel with clinical education and leadership resources.

  • This free continuing education initiative through CMEO educates clinicians on unconscious bias and healthcare disparities to improve patient care.

  • Supported by the Johnson & Johnson Foundation, this program offers up to 17.5 hours of free NCPD through a virtual, non-clinical training program for frontline nurses who wish to develop in their current role or are interested in taking on new roles.
Innovation 101
Down to their core, nurses carry a fundamental respect for human dignity and an intuition for patient needs. That's why they're natural innovators. If you'd like to learn more about nurse-led innovation, here's where you can get started.
Latest Nursing News
  • Students at Galen College of Nursing in Hazard, Kentucky, practicing their skills on a simulation mannequin
    The U.S. needs more nurses, which means it needs more nursing students. Many students, especially non-traditional, or those who may be first in their families to pursue higher education, may need additional types of support throughout their academic journey to prepare them to enter the workforce. Galen College of Nursing recognizes that every student has individual needs, which is why they employ a holistic approach to expanding access to nursing education.
  • In celebration of National Nurses Month, meet nurse innovators transforming healthcare across the U.S., underscoring the impact of the profession in advancing health equity, improving patient care, and strengthening health systems.
  • Timiya Nolan spearheads the Uplift Her wellness event in Columbus, Ohio
    Timiya S. Nolan, PhD, APRN-CNP, ANP-BC, is a nurse scientist at The Ohio State University focused on working in and with her community to reduce healthcare disparities. In honor of Minority Health Month, learn how she’s helping Black patients improve quality of life after breast cancer, boosting heart health in Black men, and bringing more nurses of color into community-based research.
Supporting Nurses on the Frontlines of Care
Learn about independently developed continuing education resources available to nurses focused on addressing public health issues in communities
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Group of smiling nurses in scrubs holding folders
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