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Six Strategies to Protect Nurses and the Future of Nursing



The pandemic tested nurses like never before and highlighted how various industry challenges affect the nursing profession. As many nurses embrace the mantra "never again" and reconsider careers in medicine, healthcare leaders must listen to, support and protect their nurses.

Join Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN, chief nursing officer at Vocera, as she examines the state of the profession and facilitates an important global conversation. This virtual event will inspire new ideas and offer solutions to protect nurses' physical, emotional and psychological well-being. We must listen to our nurses — their fears, their ideas for improvements, and their calls for help — or we risk losing too many of these essential caregivers now and in the future.

Learning objectives

  • Learn how to protect, connect and empower nurses now and beyond COVID-19
  • Discover solutions to reduce interruption fatigue and cognitive burden
  • Explore tools, technologies and resources to help nurses feel safe at work
  • Find ways to minimize the stress of crisis care and retain valuable nurses


Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN

Chief Nursing Officer at Vocera

Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN, works closely with nurses, physicians, IT professionals, and other hospital leaders around the world to improve the lives of patients, families, and care teams by simplifying workflows and improving clinical communication. A nurse for more than 30 years, Dr. Collins has received several accolades for her work, and in 2019 she was named a Fellow by the American Academy of Nursing.