Notes on Nursing—March 2022 Issue

This month we highlight stories of nurses innovating to strengthen the profession and help nurses thrive—including a novel approach to dealing with trauma, new legislation to protect healthcare workers, and unique scalable programs and tools to mentor and nurture nursing students. Also, learn how the Johnson & Johnson Nursing Innovation Fellows are impacting the profession, and more!
Inside the Issue

Helping Nurses to Thrive and Grow Through Mentorship

Learn how Johnson & Johnson Nurse Innovation Fellows Michelle Munro-Kramer, PhD, CNM, FNP-BC and Hiyam Nadel, RN, MBA, CCG, created programs prioritizing mentorship and relationship-building as a means for cultivating innovation to help nurses get to and stay at the bedside.

ICYMI: J&J Nurse Innovation Fellowship Presentations

From an app that addresses nurse burnout to a new design for a hospital gown, watch how the Johnson & Johnson Nurse Innovation Fellows brought their innovation and leadership learning to life through their capstone projects.

Highlighting Nurse Contributions Through the Years

From starting foundations to getting federal legislation passed, the Nurse Innovation Index, created by J&J Nurse Innovation Fellow Olivia Lemberger, MSN, RN, CHSE, NPD-BC, is an avenue to learn, collaborate and highlight the incredible and innovative ways nurses are transforming healthcare.

Episode 65: Sending Out an S.O.S.

In this episode, we share a powerful conversation with the founders and sponsors of the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act. Don’t miss it.

APPLY NOW: Enhance Leadership, Communication & Negotiation Skills

Applications are open for the Sigma Nurse Empowerment Program. Participating frontline RNs are eligible to take up to 9 LinkedIn Learning leadership courses, plus additional nurse-specific content all for free.

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