Notes on Nursing—June 2021 Issue

We’re celebrating Pride Month with a look at the patient experience for the LGBTQIA+ community, including a profile of Kevin Moore, who serves in a unique role dedicated to patient advocacy and equity, as well as a special fireside chat with actor and activist Billy Porter. This month we also explore how nursing hackathons are transforming the industry.
Inside the Issue

Tackling Access to Care Amid COVID-19 and Beyond

Johnson & Johnson, together with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Association of Public Health Nurses proudly announce the Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge: Improving Access to Care. This challenge looks to nurses to create potential solutions that aim to improve quality and access to equitable care and ultimately help prevent, intercept or treat disease.

An Evening With Billy Porter

We hope you will watch an inspirational and relevant discussion with Billy Porter, actor and LGBTQIA+ activist, Ward 5B nurse Alison Moëd Paolercio, RN MS; and nurse, entrepreneur, innovator and author Rebecca Love RN, MSN, FIEL as they discuss the disproportionate toll that epidemics and pandemics take on at-risk communities, the parallels between the HIV/AIDS and COVID-19 crises, the role of nurses in driving transformative healthcare change and working towards a more equitable future.

3 Ways Nurse Hackathons Are Transforming the Profession

Honing skills. Opening eyes. Advancing mindsets. Hackathons are playing a vital role in strengthening the perception of nurses as innovators both in the profession and beyond. Hear from Lynda Benton of Johnson & Johnson on how nurse hackathons like NurseHack4Health are transforming nursing.

SEE YOU NOW Podcast: How CNOs Are Partnering for Health Impact

Tune into our first episode of ‘Meeting of Minds’ to learn how a nurse leader from a health system and a college dean partner to build unique skills for future nurses, provide holistic and collaborative care, and address social determinants of health.

Explore How Nurse Ingenuity Is Solving COVID-19 Challenges

The American Organization for Nursing Leadership is spotlighting the innovative spirit of nurses throughout COVID-19 in Leadership Beyond the Pandemic, discussions with nurse leaders exploring lessons learned from this health crisis. Hear from nurse executives, leaders and more in AONL’s new series!

SEE YOU NOW Podcast Rebroadcast of 'Licensed to Touch: Learnings from Ward 5B'

Hear from the nurses of Ward 5B who, through their extraordinary and innovative actions, founded and established a modern standard of compassionate care for HIV/AIDS patients. Tune in here.

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