Notes on Nursing—November 2021 Issue

This month, see how nurses are using their skills and experiences to support and transform the nursing profession. From championing nurses’ mental health, to finding innovative ways to resolve workforce challenges, nurses are leading the way to a stronger healthcare system.
Inside the Issue

Supporting Nurses’ Mental Health and Wellbeing

The Accelerating Nursing, Transforming Healthcare report highlights the mental health strain nurses have experienced and innovative ways of addressing it. From trauma-informed group sessions to songwriting, check out the innovative strategies supporting nurses’ mental health and reducing stigmas

Nurses Helping Nurses Build a Sustainable Workforce

From November 5-7, teams of nurse innovators from around the world collaborated to solve for workforce challenges at the fourth NurseHack4Health virtual hackathon. Check out this post from Lynda Benton of J&J as she reflects on the event.

Nurses Who Vax: Combatting Misinformation

The SEE YOU NOW podcast welcomes former guest Melody Butler, BSN, RN, CIC, back to discuss a hot topic in public discourse—vaccines. As founder of the public health advocacy group Nurses Who Vaccinate, Butler is innovating to combat misinformation, build trust and promote vaccine confidence.

ICYMI: Learn how to create and commercialize your ideas

If you were unable to attend NurseHack4Health for the chance to receive a scholarship to the Drexel-SONSIEL Nurse Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program—there is still time to secure your spot! Register before December 29 and get ready to become a nurse innovation influencer.

Resources for Nurse Leaders in the Operating Room

This Perioperative Nurses Week, Johnson & Johnson celebrates and supports the nurse innovators bringing care, guidance and leadership into the operating room. Get inspired and start your innovation journey by visiting the Nurse Innovation 101 Hub today.

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