Notes on Nursing—February 2023 Issue

Celebrating Black History Month & Building a Culture Where Every Nurse Belongs


In this month’s issue of Notes on Nursing, meet an inspirational nursing leader and boundary-breaker whose leadership is driving both mentorship and clinical excellence. Also in this issue, three programs improving inclusivity in nursing schools and health system leadership, the launch of a new innovation sprint at AONL, and a new SEE YOU NOW three-part series all about reimagining work. Read more!
Ena Williams shares advice and insight from her inspiring decades-long career to help advance leadership in nurses of color.
Inside the Issue

Improving the Educational Experience

Learn how two transformative programs are supporting nursing students of color by focusing on stronger, inclusive environments and developing leadership skills.

Registration Open: NurseHack4Health Innovation Sprint

Designed specifically for the AONL 2023 Conference, this four-hour interactive workshop for nurse leaders provides an accelerated course on human-centered design and design thinking to help spark innovation in health systems.

Time to Upskill: Free Nurse Empowerment Program

Want to develop in your current role, or power up skills to take on new opportunities? Sigma, in collaboration with J&J Foundation, is offering free virtual non-clinical training for frontline RNs. Some content is available for NCPD.

Stronger Together

How the Chief Nursing Officer Academy is creating space for nurses from diverse backgrounds to build the skills to lead, thrive and create systems change.

There is no shortage of headlines about healthcare’s challenges. As we begin a new year, we’re encouraged by the beacons, the health organizations listening, taking action, and evolving to create workplace environments where people thrive. So, what’s working in healthcare? Across three episodes focused on redesigning work, we’ll hear how change is in the air as new models and mindsets are embraced, revolutionizing hiring, mentorship, career planning, and more.
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