Today is the end of Nurses Week and it’s International Nurses Day. Our final Nurses Week Give Away comes from Scrubs & Beyond. They graciously offer a $50 gift card towards a huge selection of apparel, shoes, accessories and more at www.scrubsandbeyond.com For our final Prompt: What advice would you give to a new nurse that you wished someone had given to you. You know the drill by now: Post a short answer to the Prompt either in the Comments section below Or on any of the Facebook pages where you see this posting One commenter will be chosen at random Deadline is May 15 and winners willl be posted…
Nurses Week is Approaching
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.
Happy National Nurses Day and Nurses Week!!
Hope everyone has a great Nurses Week. Today is also School Nurses Day (the Wed. of Nurses Week). Student Nurses Day is Friday, May 8, and of course May 12 is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale who got us all into this (nursing) in the first place! Enjoy! Take pride in what you do and how you make a difference for someone everyday! The official 2009 theme for ANA is Nurses: Building a Healthy America…. please continue to weigh in with your opinions about a National Nurse, and contact your legislators to make it happen!!(Scroll down to the next oldest post.) If you forgot and need some…
Playing Catch Up After a LONG Week
Sorry it’s been a long week and I have neglected this blog.I did post something at Ultimate Nurse: Nurses Have a Voice and Should Not Go Silent! Now is NOT the time for nurses to be bullied into thinking they will lose their jobs. It’s time to stand strong and hold on to the little ground we have gained in improving working conditions. Nurses Week is rapidly approaching and yes, I do have a new design for the Print Your Own Kits this year, but have not gotten it posted. The theme is: At the end of the day, I can truly say I made a difference in someone’s life…
It’s International Nurses Day
Wishing nurses everywhere a Happy International Nurses Day. May 12 is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale who is often referred to as the founder of nursing for her contributions to the nursing profession. One of the things Ms. Nightingale is credited with is bringing infection control measures to the battlegrounds of Turkey during the Crimean war. Many lives were saved as a result of her efforts to teach about improving sanitary conditions and clean techniques. Many oppose using Ms. Nightingale as a representative of the nursing profession for being out of touch with today’s nurses. Yet oddly enough, today we still battle those issues of infection control.…