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Advancing Health Outcomes
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Instigating positive change for patients throughout the world is part of what makes nurses a driving force in healthcare, and for Genevieve Handy, MSN, CPNP, being a catalyst for positive change has become a driving purpose in life. At the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) 66th Annual Convention plenary session presented by Johnson & Johnson earlier this month, Genevieve shared her story with thousands of student nurses in attendance and explained why nurses should be recognized as change makers—not just care takers.

The Nurse Perspective
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When Jana Lauderdale, PhD, RN, FAAN, took the stage at the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) 66th Annual Convention plenary session presented by Johnson & Johnson, she introduced herself in a unique way: “I’m a Comanche Indian and I’m a nurse.” These descriptions shape Jana’s personal identity, but they also shape how she approaches and analyzes the world around her.

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.

The Modern Nurse
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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 talk to organ procurement coordinator Adam Schneider, DNP, AGACNP-BC, who recognized a nationwide need for more viable organ donations and implemented quality improvement projects for his team at the University of Wisconsin Organ and Tissue Donation. Listen to find out how Adam’s innovative approach is helping to improve patient outcomes on a daily basis. 

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