• Nurses Week 2017 – May 12

    Today marks the end of Nurses Week 2017. May 12 is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale who some feel is the founder of the nursing profession. If we search into the history of nursing, the profession started long before Florence, but she brought strong clinical skills and universal precautions to nursing and helped save many many lives during the Crimean War. So as part of Nurses Week celebrations, many stop for a moment to recite the Florence Nightingale Pledge which is also known as the Nurses Oath. I solemnly pledge myself before God and in the presence of this assembly, to pass my life in purity and…

  • Nurses Week 2017 — May 11

    I hope you have been enjoying Nurses Week. Have you had some of the free food and discounts we listed on Nurses Day? Please be sure to avail yourself of these. It helps to spread the awareness of nurses in your community and just might encourage someone to join our profession. The other thing is to remember always that as nurses we make a difference in someone’s life everyday! We may never know how or when with some of our patients or families, but there will be those who touch our hearts and leave a lasting impression. It’s easy to grumble that Nurses week means nothing and your employer gave…

  • NURSES WEEK 2017: MAY 7

    Don’t forget… Register NOW for the FREE webinar from the American Nurses Association entitled A Nurse‚Äôs Guide to Preventing Compassion Fatigue, Moral Distress, and Burnout. Receive 1.9 CE and enjoy a great discussion. Deadline to register is Tuesday, May 9, and the webinar is scheduled for May 10. Nurse.com offers a Free Resource Guide. Check it out. I hope you’re enjoying Nurses Week.  Hopefully you’re enjoying some of the freebies we posted yesterday. Today is Day 2 of Nurses Week and as a Sunday I hope you have the day off to relax and replenish; if not this week, hopefully next weekend. A book I’d like to recommend is The…

  • Nurses Week 2017 — Rules for Give Aways

    This year we have several new Give-Aways for #NursesWeek 2017 — May 6-12. The ANA theme is Nursing: The Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit.  We have several books from nurses, some pens, and discounts to courses. Stay tuned. We will announce a new #GiveAway each day. The rules to win are simple:  Just COMMENT on the Blog Post OR on The Nursing Site Facebook post. THEN you MUST email me your contact information with your CONTACT INFO as the Subject line– If I can’t contact you, you’re eliminated automatically Enter Daily for each post ALL names will go into a hat and be drawn at random for each #GiveAway…

  • Nurses Week GiveAway #7 – $50 E card from Uniform Advantage

    Nurses Week comes to a close today, May 12, as we celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale and International Nurses Day. Again this year we are pleased to have a generous donation of a $50 E card from Uniform Advantage for our final Nurses Week Give Away. Follow the Rules to enter to win this E card for UA merchandise. “Uniform Advantage is a premier supplier of medical apparel and accessories. We strive to provide the best selection of scrubs and nursing uniforms with the highest quality products by listening to what you, the medical professional, need and desire in a uniform. This year, we have partnered…