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Barrier Breakers, Smile Makers, and Healthcare Innovators: NSNA 2018 Plenary Session Inspires
Barrier Breakers, Smile Makers, and Healthcare Innovators: NSNA 2018 Plenary Session Inspires

Student nurses left the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) 66th Annual Convention plenary session feeling inspired about their future role as healthcare professionals in a world where nurses are empowered, recognized, and valued as change makers.

Barrier Breakers, Smile Makers, and Healthcare Innovators: NSNA 2018 Plenary Session Inspires

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Nancy P. Hanrahan, PhD, RN, FAAN, executive director and associate dean of healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship at the Bouve College of Health Sciences and professor and former dean of the School of Nursing at Northeastern University, is firmly committed to evolving the reputation of nursing. As an internationally recognized leader in developing innovative interventions, Nancy aims to change public perception of nursing from a passive profession limited to basic bedside care and provide the next generation of nurses with the business and entrepreneurial skills needed to make healthcare innovation an essential and recognized role for all nurses.

As a senior student in the nursing program at Emporia State University in Emporia, Kan., Ruben Rodriguez-Negrete, Jr., president of the Emporia Men’s Assembly of Nurses (EMAN), hopes to inspire future male nurses and fuel positive conversation around men in the nursing profession. We recently spoke to Ruben about his experience with EMAN, and how the organization is working to inspire more males to pursue a career in nursing.

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Earlier this month at the 66th Annual National Student Nurses’ Association Convention in Nashville, Tenn., Rebecca Love, MSN, RN, ANP, addressed thousands of student nurses at the plenary session hosted by Johnson & Johnson, and inspired them to redefine the nursing profession through innovation and entrepreneurship.

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In this episode of Nursing Notes Live, we hear from Shawna Butler, RN, MBA, a leader of the EntrepreNURSE movement and the EntrepreNURSE-in-residence at the REshape Center in the Netherlands. Through a combination of business and nursing skills, Shawna is connecting nurses with innovation opportunities and championing change in the healthcare community.

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Since 2011, Give a Spit About Cancer has mobilized more than 8,000 young people to change patient lives through registering to become a bone marrow donor. Last year, Johnson & Johnson teamed up with DoSomething.org and the Give a Spit About Cancer campaign to help amplify those efforts.

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