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Share your reflections on the COVID-19 pandemic

Share Your Story

We are gathering personal accounts and reflections of the COVID-19 pandemic from nurse leaders.

Do you have a story that could help support why policymakers need to address the nursing shortage, burnout, clinician well-being or another issue that is important to you. Please record a video or write your story below. AONL will share your stories but will not list your full name nor your organization’s name.


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