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Practitioner is Writing Her Own Story

This New Orleans Nurse <p> Practitioner is Writing Her Own Story </p>

Scharmaine Lawson-Baker, DNP, FNP-BC, RN, FAANP, is a family nurse practitioner in New Orleans, La. who also created a children’s book series celebrating nursing.

This New Orleans Nurse <p> Practitioner is Writing Her Own Story </p>

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For many people, childhood experiences can influence future career decisions. This certainly rings true for LeighAnna Hutchinson, BSN, RN, an oncology nurse at the same hospital where she was once a patient, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Tex. We sat down with LeighAnna to learn more about her unique calling toward oncology nursing and her first few years in the field.

September 15, 2016

This August, the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Campaign for Nursing’s Future was thrilled to host 12 Japanese and two U.S. nursing students as part of the Tomodachi J&J Disaster Nurse Training Program, a three-year initiative to help support leadership development and disaster medicine training for nurses through a partnership between the U.S. Japan Council, Children’s National Health System, J&J Japan and J&J Corporate.

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September 15, 2016

Kristin Haden, RN, is a Labor and Delivery nurse at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. Of the 24 years she has been a nurse, she has spent 17 of them working the night shift. Read on to learn her perspective on some of the benefits of being on the night shift.

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