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The Modern Nurse

Outlines unexpected or non-traditional nursing roles, as well as emerging nursing roles, and discusses the influence nurses have across the healthcare arena.

The Modern Nurse
July 25, 2016

The words “nursing school” can invoke mental images of textbooks, lecture halls, heavily highlighted class notes, late night study sessions and shiny new stethoscopes. An integral part of the modern nursing classroom, however, is the use of simulation technology to teach nursing skills.

The Modern Nurse
June 28, 2016

“The term ‘male nurse’ immediately separates me from the rest of nursing,” said Chris Stallard, MSN, RN, FNP-C, COHC. “Whether it is meant in a positive or negative way, it sets me apart from every other nurse and makes me feel not quite 100 percent nurse.”

The Modern Nurse
May 24, 2016

President Obama and the first family need healthcare, just like the rest of us. Have you ever wondered who helps provide that care for the president? Meet the White House Medical Unit.

The Modern Nurse
May 4, 2016

How have nurses impacted your life? This year for National Nurses Week, the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future is proud to launch the “Nurse Effect,” a new initiative that showcases the positive ripple effect nurses have had on individuals lives – and ultimately – society as a whole. Over the past few weeks, we’ve collected nurse stories from real patients across the U.S. and beyond who have been positively impacted by a nurse. These stories showcase the profound impact that nurses have on their patients and community every day.

The Modern Nurse
April 25, 2016

“Nurses are used to being on the front lines of patient care in communities, and we now have the opportunity to connect with patients in their online communities by logging in and sharing our voice online." - Pamela Ressler, BSN, RN, HN-BC

The Modern Nurse
March 23, 2016

Mary Frances Bruckmeier, RN, BSN, is a public health nurse with the Pima County Health Department in Tucson, Ariz. Several times a week, she spends her days at the Pima County Public Library, where she helps anyone in need seeking healthcare.

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