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National Nurses Month

Honoring Nurses: A Vision for Future Healthcare

May is National Nurses Month. This month, and always, we are proud of your work and proud to support you as you care for patients and demonstrate to the world the power of nurses.

 
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Nurses Month 2021 Series: Sharing What We’ve Learned

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We entered 2020 ready to celebrate it as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife and suddenly we were facing the global pandemic of COVID-19. Listen and learn from these nurses as they share their experiences from the past year.

  • Coming May 7th! An interview with Nursing Student, Kristle Akau
  • Coming May 14th! An interview with Nurse Faculty and Nurse Practitioner, Elizabeth Tomaszewski, DNP, CRNP, CCRN, ACNP-BC, ACNPC
  • Coming May 21st! An interview with Nurse Leader, Rosanne Raso, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, FAONL
  • Coming May 28th! An interview with Critical Care Nurse, Wendy Hutchinson Palma, BSN, RN
 

Week 1 - Using Science to Support Practice

May 1–8, 2021
Over the past year, we’ve seen science evolve as we learned more about COVID-19 and its effects, transmission, treatment, and prevention, and thus recommendations have changed frequently, sometimes even daily. Watching science happen in real-time is new, especially to the public. Now more than ever, we are critical in explaining the science behind current recommendations to continue our momentum through this pandemic.

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Week 2 – Striving for Social Justice & Ethics

May 9-15, 2021
COVID-19 has changed the landscape of our community, however the fact that certain communities are impacted differently by disease and infection is not new. We also know that racism itself is a public health issue. As nurses, we have been trained to extend our plan of care to include not just the individual patient, but also their family and the community.

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Week 3 – Building Resilience

May 16-22, 2021
Depression, burnout, compassion fatigue, and secondary traumatic stress have been ongoing issues among health care professionals, but there has been no bigger test of resilience than COVID-19. The long-term effects have yet to be seen, but these experiences will certainly be transformative.
 
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Week 4 – Using our Voices to Drive Change

May 23-31, 2021
Nurses make up the largest healthcare workforce; we work at the bedside, teach at universities, conduct ground-breaking research, serve as hospital Chief Nursing Officers (CNOs) and hold high level executive positions within a variety of business organizations. Our voices are important – let’s prioritize making them heard.

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