At the Hopkins School of Nursing, we had something big to say for the entire profession. We wanted to tell the story of nursing’s continuous growth and evolution to meet ever-greater health care challenges even as ours remains the most trusted profession on earth. We wanted to shout for all to hear: #WeGotThis.
But it couldn’t be just us talking (or shouting) about us. Otherwise, how could we spread the word to every nursing institution, school, and association as well as the general public? Success would have to mean, essentially, making something great, then giving it away.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: PATRICIA M. DAVIDSON
Patricia M. Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, is dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and a fellow of the Australian College of Nursing, the American Heart Association, the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, and the American Academy of Nursing. She is counsel general of the International Council on Women’s Health Issues and actively involved in the international activities of Sigma Theta Tau International. Follow her on Twitter (@nursingdean).