Johnson & Johnson Notes on Nursing

Read our bi-monthly e-digest for a dynamic collection of nursing stories and exclusive interviews covering all the ways nurses’ creativity, innovation, and unique perspective help change the trajectory of health for everyone, everywhere.
Nurses Leading Innovation
Throughout history, nurses have played an outsized role in interacting with patients, with critical roles in prevention, education, treatment, and recovery. Every day, nurses are bringing innovation to patient care that is changing patient outcomes. Learn more about some of the nurses throughout history whose innovative approaches to patient care helped to profoundly change human health.
Johnson & Johnson and Global Citizen: Changing the Trajectory of Human Health
Through bravery, compassion, and ingenuity, front line health workers, including nurses, increase access to essential care for millions of people every day. Despite the long strides made in recent years to help recruit, educate, and foster leadership, there are still not enough front line health workers. Additionally, those that exist are in need of more training and resources, while communities around the world continue to suffer from a lack of access to essential health services.
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Upcoming Events
SEP 29, 2018
The Global Citizen Festival brings together top artists with world leaders to make commitments toward ending extreme poverty. Tickets are free for Global Citizens who take a series of actions to create change around the world.

2pm - 10pm
Great Lawn in Central Park
14 E 60th St New York, NY
SEP 30, 2018
National Midwifery Week (#NMW2018) was created by ACNM to celebrate and recognize midwives and midwife-led care. It’s time to display your pride in the hallmarks of midwifery that you deliver every day; this week is for you and about you.

Sep 30 - Oct 6, 2018
OCT 4, 2018
To shape the practice, education, research, and leadership for men in nursing and advance men’s health.

October 4-6, 2018
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
OCT 8, 2018
Through networking and sharing, NWC 2018 will provide an opportunity for researchers, practitioners, and educators to exchange research evidence, practical experiences and innovative ideas on issues related to Nursing and Health Care.

Oct 27-29, 2018
Rome, Italy
OCT 11, 2018
Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs 38th Annual Meeting.

October 11 - 13, 2018
Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa / Short Pump
Richmond, VA
Explore categories
Learn more about the role nurses play in changing human health, across the US, every day.
  • Nurses Leading Innovation
    See how nurses change human health through new protocols, policies, programs, and technologies, every day.

  • Advancing Culturally Competent Care
    A renewed focus on cultural awareness is helping nurses get a deeper understanding of patients’ needs in many communities. Which means better communication and better health outcomes for everyone.

  • Getting Real: Today’s Nurse
    Hear from experienced nurses about their daily realities, challenges, and successes.

  • J&J + Nurses: Partnering with a Purpose
    Learn more about how Johnson & Johnson is working to change the trajectory of health for humanity, by advocating for, empowering, and supporting nurses around the world.

  • Notes on Nursing Live Podcast
    Listen to exclusive interviews, panel discussions, covering all the hot topics and latest news in nursing.

Nurses Leading Innovation
Advancing Culturally Competent Care
  • There are many factors that influence the path nurses take not only as professionals, but also as individuals, in pursuit of a way to make a difference in the things they believe in. As a nurse researcher, educator, and leader of the recent National League for Nursing (NLN) "Diversity & Inclusion: Facilitating Race-Related Discourse that Matters" workshop, Kenya V. Beard, EdD, AGACNP-BC, NP-C, CNE, ANEF, FAAN, demonstrates the many reasons why nurses should work to influence and inspire change in policy and practice.
  • As the healthcare system in the United States continues to evolve, nurses are continuing to play a larger role in providing comprehensive healthcare to patients in vulnerable areas. Not only are organizations like Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN) working to make care available to those in low-income and underserved communities, they’re also working to ensure that care takes into consideration a patient’s complete wellness and gives them access to knowledgeable experts so they can thrive.
  • Addressing cultural issues within vulnerable communities can come in many forms, and a career in nursing can take unexpected turns as opportunities arise to help communities in need. Phyllis W. Sharps, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, a recent recipient of Modern Healthcare’s Diversity in Nursing Award, shows us how a career in nursing can evolve away from the bedside.
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Getting Real: Today’s Nurse
J&J + Nurses: Partnering with a Purpose
  • Photo Credit: Mark Krajnak for Johnson & Johnson
    On September 29, 2018, the Global Citizen Festival in New York, N.Y., brought together thousands of Global Citizens, advocates, activists, celebrities, policymakers, non-government organizations, and corporations who share one common goal: to end extreme global poverty, by taking action on key challenges around the world related to health, education, and equality. As a global leader focused on profoundly changing the trajectory of human health, Johnson & Johnson served as Global Citizen’s Major Health Partner for the third consecutive year to raise awareness of the critical importance of front line health workers, including nurses, in increasing access to essential care around the world.
  • Throughout history, nurses have played an outsized role in interacting with patients, with critical roles in prevention, education, treatment, and recovery. Supporting nurses has been at the heart of our work at Johnson & Johnson since 1897, from employment to platforms, partnerships, training, and scholarships. Today, we work to change the trajectory of human health and firmly believe that nurses — 3.2 million strong in the United States — are the backbone of our healthcare system.
  • As the traditional role of a nurse continues to expand to help foster innovation, leadership, and entrepreneurship, nurses with excellent clinical and administrative skills are in higher demand than ever before. One program that is helping future nurses build this valuable dual skillset is the Nursing and Health Care Management (NHCM) program at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), which aims to prepare student nurses to become transformative practitioners and leaders.

Notes on Nursing Podcast

162 Podcasts
  • Johnson & Johnson’s Long Support for Nursing with Historian Margaret Gurowitz
    We look at Johnson & Johnson's long history supporting nurses in this episode of Notes on Nursing Live. I interview Margaret Gurowitz, the Chief Historian at Johnson & Johnson. Margaret is responsible for bringing to life the heritage of Johnson & Johnson for employees and the public, and she curates exhibits in Johnson & Johnson Our Story at The Power House, the company’s museum, located on the Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The post Johnson & Johnson’s Long Support for Nursing with Historian Margaret Gurowitz appeared first on Johnson & Johnson Notes on Nursing Live.
  • Speak for Myself® Patient Communication App with Nurse Rebecca Koszalinski
    We talk app development by nurses to improve patient outcomes and communication in this episode of Notes on Nursing Live. I interview nurse and innovative app developer Rebecca Koszalinski, PhD, RN, CRRN, CMSRN. Rebecca is an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Nursing and inventor of the Speak for Myself® app.The post Speak for Myself® Patient Communication App with Nurse Rebecca Koszalinski appeared first on Johnson & Johnson Notes on Nursing Live.
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