Notes on Nursing—October 2020 Issue

This month we are proud to unveil the J&J Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge in Mental Health, a partnership between Johnson & Johnson and the American Psychiatric Nurses Association inviting nurses to submit their ideas with the aim to improve mental health for patients and healthcare workers amid the pandemic and beyond. We also announce a comprehensive listening tour in partnership with ANA and AONL: Charting the Nursing Path Forward: A Listening Tour to elevate the voices of nurses on teh frontlines of COVID-19. Need help pitching an idea? Access our latest resource, the Innovator’s Guide to Crafting the Perfect Hackathon Pitch.
Inside the Issue

Register Today for “NurseHack4Health: Pandemic Management—Improving Education & Communication”

Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, SONSIEL and dev up have teamed up again to host “NurseHack4Health: Pandemic Management—Improving Education & Communication,” a free virtual hackathon on November 13 to 15 aiming to find tech-based solutions to the most pressing COVID-19 challenges

An Innovator’s Guide to Crafting the Perfect Hackathon Pitch

Are you looking to perfect your hackathon pitch for your innovative idea? Ahead of the "NurseHack4Health: Pandemic Management—Improving Education and Communication" virtual hackathon, we’ve gathered best practices and tips from nurse innovators and created a quick guide to crafting a memorable pitch!

Charting the Nursing Path Forward: A Listening Tour

Navigating the future of the nursing profession will be a collective effort. Together with the American Nurses Association and the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, we’re proud to announce a listening tour to help unify nurse voices on the frontlines of COVID-19 and beyond.

Frontline Wellness: A New Initiative Supporting Health Worker Mental Health

J&J is mobilizing efforts to help you build resilience and improve your well-being as you care for patients. In partnership with First Responders First, the National Alliance on Mental Illness has launched Frontline Wellness, a COVID-19 mental health initiative providing resources tailored to your needs.

Calling all Innovators and Budding Entrepreneurs in Healthcare!

On October 26, The Ohio State University College of Nursing will host a virtual IDEA Workshop, a five-hour master class that can help you craft your business plan, perfect your pitch and develop the confidence to make your idea come to life. Learn from innovators and be prepared to propel your idea!

SEE YOU NOW Season 2: It’s a Wrap!

Catch up on recent episodes of the SEE YOU NOW podcast series on Apple Podcasts today!

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