In this issue…
In Honor of Our Nurse Heroes
As part of the Year of the Nurse and Midwife celebration, the American Nurses Association will expand National Nurses Week, traditionally celebrated from May 6 to May 12, to a month-long May celebration to honor our nurse heroes and expand opportunities to elevate and celebrate nursing.
The month will be divided into four weekly focuses…
Happy Nurses Month, Year of the Nurse
It has never been more important to be recognized for the critical contribution we are making today, and every day, to deliver evidenced-based care to our patients and promote global health. The nursing profession marks a milestone in 2020, as the…
Join Our Moral Support Zoom Meetings
The Healthy Nurse Healthy New Jersey Team will continue to hold Moral Support Zoom meetings at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays throughout the month of May. These meetings provide New Jersey nurses with a safe place where they can discuss their feelings during this emotionally trying time.
NJSNA Honors Nursing Excellence
The NJSNA’s nonprofit Institute for Nursing C.A.R.E.S. Award is a peer-nominated honor created to pay tribute to nurses who exemplify the best in the profession in Clinical practice, Administration, Research, Education and Support.
The following C.A.R.E.S. Award honorees were chosen by their peers as examples of excellence in their field.
Nurses on Compassionate Care
J. Patrick Barnes died from complications of an autoimmune disease in 1999. Struck by the level of care, compassion and guidance given by his team of nurses, his family launched the DAISY Foundation to honor the nursing support he had received. Six DAISY award winners share their approaches to compassionate care.
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NJSNA/IFN 2020 CONVENTION
Surviving to Thriving:
Put Your Oxygen Mask on First
“Promoting Resilience in Nursing”
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