For the past ten years, through the Campaign for Nursing’s Future, Johnson & Johnson has maintained a commitment to supporting the recruitment and retention of nurses nationwide. Nurses offer patients comfort, care and skill that is desperately needed in patient care. The time is now to encourage and celebrate this important role in our healthcare system.
Over the past few years I have had different friends and family members in and out of hospitals and it was their nurses who made their stays enjoyable. The passion that the nurses have are unforgettable.
One of my good friends is an RN and when I had my miscarriage in 2010 she was there by my side the entire time. It was the worst experience I have gone through but her kind words and hugs made me feel so much better.
Did you know: the healthcare field is experiencing a severe shortage of nurses; there is currently a nationwide vacancy of over 100,000 positions, and that number is expected to grow to 800,000 by the year 2020?
The Amazing Nurses Contest celebrates and honors the dedication of all of the incredible nurses across the country. Many of us can recall a time when a nurse helped us or a family member tremendously, and via this Facebook tab, each one of us can share our story. Ten finalists will be honored on the Amazing Nurses Contest page and one winner will receive a trip to Los Angeles and a feature at the 2012 CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute.
The winning Amazing Nurse and his/her guest will attend the 2012 CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute show in Los Angeles, courtesy of CNN. He or she will also be honored in a video profile which will be screened before the live audience at the show, and featured on the Nursing Notes by Johnson & Johnson Facebook page. (*Eligible Nominees for the Amazing Nurses contest must be a Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) who currently administers direct patient care.)
*“I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Johnson & Johnson and received a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate.”