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The Nurse Perspective
December 12, 2016

Medical emergencies can happen at any time. For trauma nurse Julie Stroyne Nixon, RN, BSN, her wedding night was about more than her wedding, it was about saving a life. Walking to her wedding after-party with her husband Andrew Nixon, the bride saw an unconscious woman lying on a bench nearby. Bystanders were calling for help and Stroyne, still in her wedding gown, ran to help.

Spotlight
October 11, 2016

Nurses play a central role in creating revolutionary and lasting changes within healthcare and patient care. What are some of the advances they’ve made? During the past year, the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future and Nurse.com partnered to develop a content series called “APNs Transforming Care” that highlights the ways in which advanced practice nurses (APNs) are changing the face of healthcare delivery.

Advancing Health Outcomes
October 11, 2016

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Mass., conducted a research study to determine if a robot could assist nurses in scheduling and other managerial tasks on the labor and delivery floor.

The Nurse Perspective
October 11, 2016

Intrigued by the complexity of hospital labor and delivery units, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) designed a robot to learn how to help make scheduling decisions. Kristen A. Jerrier, RN, BSN, CNIV, is a resource nurse in the labor and delivery unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston, Mass., and was one of 17 physicians and nurses who participated in the CSAIL study. Read on to learn about her experience as a resource nurse, and how participating in research projects like this has strengthened her resolve to give patients the best care possible.

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.

The Nurse Perspective
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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