Nurses Week and Nurses Day celebrations will begin taking place in early May. In the U.S. Nurses Week is May 6-12 and National Nurses Day is May 6. International Nurses Day is May 12, the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. Nurses Trusted to Care is the American Nurses Association official theme for Nurses Week 2011. Need some simple gifts, check out my Print Your Own Kits, or see the Cafe Press Stores. You can find the links to all of these here. Thanks in advance for your purchases which help support The Nursing Site and The Nursing Ste Blog.
Nursing is a profession that provides many opportunities for a variety of skills and passions. Nurses: Caring Today for a Healthier Tomorrow (the 2010 Nurses Week Theme) sums up some of that as nurses strive to provide quality care and patient education to people from all walks of life in many different settings and situations. Nurses Week in the U.S. takes place each year from May 6-12. Like the profession, Nurses Week doesn’t follow the typical M-F work week. This year it begins on a Thursday and ends the following Wed. May 6 is National Nurses Day. May 12 is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. You can…