Notes on Nursing—November 2020 Issue

In honor of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, we speak to five nurses from throughout the U.S. whose commitment to improving access to care in their local communities is nothing short of remarkable. In addition, we explore how the NurseHack4Health virtual hackathon enabled an inspiring, supportive experience for nurse-led innovation and provided a much-needed antidote to our collective desire to come together, ideate and unleash innovative ideas and solutions to the world's most pressing healthcare challenges.
Inside the Issue

NurseHack4Health: Disrupting Healthcare and Energizing Nurse-led Innovation

Following our recent hackathon, Lynda Benton of J&J shares how hackathons like NurseHack4Health are providing nurses with a rare platform to share their insights and collaborate on multidisciplinary teams to help improve COVID-19 communication and education.

How Prepared are Frontline Health Workers for New
COVID-19 Waves?

In a recent episode of the weekly “The Road to a Vaccine” series, host Lisa Ling spoke with emergency room nurse Alice Benjamin, APRN, MSN, ACNS-BC, FNP, about how nurses have risen to the challenges of COVID-19 and how frontline workers are preparing for and responding to new waves

Use Social Media to Better Connect with Patients Online

HealtheVoices for HCPs is a free, virtual series for nurses and doctors looking to better serve patients and ensure reliable medical information on social media. Sessions on December 8 & 16 will explore health equity and what patients want to hear. Visit their website to learn more and register.

Looking for Nurse Innovation Inspiration?

Tune in and subscribe to the SEE YOU NOW podcast series on Apple Podcasts today!

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