Harnessing Nurse’s Experience and Characteristics to Advance Medical Technology & Innovation
Introduction: Nurses are one of the human resources that are always in high demand as a much needed and important part of any healthcare establishment. It is a global phenomenon that has even taken its expression in special immigration schemes for nurses to countries striving for skilled work labor in this sector. The recent Covid19 pandemic, has been yet another reminder that this critical human resource, is mandatory. Covid19 has turned our world upside down and dramatically changed our lifestyle, behavior and consumption. The pandemic struck every continent on our globe and put medical teams in an unprecedented situation – one they have never witnessed during their career paths and work experience. These medical teams led by nurses and doctors, have faced complex situations, extreme medical conditions and treatment challenges with limited means. Many have been exposed to the risk of contamination or have been victims of the virus themselves.