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J&J + Nurses: Partnering with Purpose
September 26, 2017

Tatu Msangi learned she was HIV-positive while pregnant, but with the help of the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) and the work of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatrics AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Tatu had access to the care she needed. Now, Tatu works as a nurse at the same hospital where she received care, counseling HIV-positive pregnant women and mothers.

J&J + Nurses: Partnering with Purpose
September 13, 2017

For more than 25 years, Johnson & Johnson has partnered with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) to eliminate mother-to-child-transmission of HIV in India and seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

Podcasts
August 30, 2017
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It’s back-to-school season! In this episode of the Nursing Notes Live podcast, we spoke with Nina Fekaris, MS, BSN, RN, NCSN, president of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN), and Barbara Parker, EdD, MPA, BSN, PHN, Johnson and Johnson School Health Leadership Fellow, to learn more about the role of a school nurse in today’s education system. We discuss their passion for caring for children and the critical role that school nurses play in children’s and families’ lives.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
August 15, 2017

Did you know school nursing began in the early 1900s as an experiment in New York City? We recently spoke with Nina Fekaris, MS, BSN, RN, NCSN, president of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN), to learn more about the role of the school nurse in modern society.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
June 23, 2017

While midwives are well-known for attending births, certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) also provide various levels of prenatal, reproductive and primary care for many patients. We spoke with Samantha, a recent graduate of the Nurse-Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (NM/WHNP) program at the Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies in Washington, D.C., about the unique aspects of her specialty and why she loves being a CNM.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
May 4, 2017

When she first found out she was pregnant, Natausha Smith, BSN, RN, was preparing to finish her nursing degree—not become a mother. Discover how a nurse from the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) gave Natausha the support to finish her nursing degree and become a nurse home visitor herself.

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