Jeanne Hahne retired in 2018 after a 43-year career in nursing in a variety of positions, most recently Ambulatory Care. She has patented an invention of a clear, facial mask for use in ICU and other infection control settings to allow improved communication and to decrease patient’s feelings of isolation. Presently working with designers and manufacturer to bring the mask to market, she has a National Institute of Health Nursing Grant to aid in this effort. She obtained her BSN from the University of California, San Francisco and an MSN from the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Topic: The Nurse as an Inventor