The recently released report, “Wisdom from Nurses So We Never Again Mishandle a National Healthcare Crisis.” is a collaboration between The American Journal of Nursing, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, and New Voice Strategies. As described in their press release “it contains the wisdom of nurses on the frontline of fighting COVID-19 and proposes 14 solutions to ensure the country Never Again so badly mishandles a healthcare crisis.”
“This report should be read by every health care and political leader in our country. If we listen to nurses, protect nurses in their workplace, and give nurses a voice at the table, we will all be safer and healthier,” said Maureen “Shawn” Kennedy, MA, RN, FAAN, Editor in Chief of the American Journal of Nursing.
Published by Robin Cogan, MEd, RN, NCSN, FNASN, FAAN
Robin Cogan, MEd, RN, NCSN, FNASN, FAAN, is a Nationally Certified School Nurse (NCSN), currently in her 22nd year as a New Jersey school nurse in the Camden City School District. Robin is the Director for New Jersey to the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) Board. She is proud to be a Johnson & Johnson School Health Leadership Fellow and past Program Mentor. Robin is the honored recipient of multiple awards for her work in school nursing and population health. These awards include, 2019 and 2020 National Association of School Nurses President’s Award, 2018 NCSN School Nurse of the Year, 2017 Johnson & Johnson School Nurse of the Year, and the New Jersey Department of Health 2017 Population Health Hero Award. Robin serves as faculty in the School Nurse Certificate Program at Rutgers University-Camden School of Nursing, where she teaches the next generation of school nurses. She was presented the 2018 Rutgers University – Camden Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award for Part-time Faculty. Robin writes a weekly blog called The Relentless School Nurse. She also writes a monthly column in My American Nurse, the official journal of the American Nurses Association. Robin’s work is included as a case study in The Future of Nursing Report 2020-2030. You can follow Robin on Twitter at @RobinCogan.
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