Nurses make a difference… Happy Nurses Day and Nurses Month! I know I’m a day late, but I had minor surgery and slept the day away. Had wonderful nursing care!!! THANK YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!
Nurses Month is Rapidly Approaching
Nurses Month is rapidly approaching! May 1st is next week. May 6 is Nurses Day in the US. May 12 is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale and International Nurses Day. The theme as designated by the American Nurses Association is You Make a Difference. The focus this year is on Self-care, Recognition, Professional Development, and Community Engagement. Although we can never count on employers to recognize us, the one thing that each and every nurse has control over is self-care. Taking even 10 to 15 minutes everyday to commit to self-care and self-recognition of all that you do is vital to your health and well-being as well…
Nurses Month is Approaching – Nudge Your Manager Now
Nurses Month is approaching rapidly now. The tradition of Nurses Day (May 6) and Nurses Week (May 6-12) has expanded into a month-long celebration during the pandemic and it seems to be sticking. The official American Nurses Association theme for 2023 is You Make a Difference. There will be weekly focus areas during the May celebration of nurses. The focus areas are: May 1-7 : Self-Care May 8-14: Recognition May 15-21: Professional Development May 22-31: Community Engagement Download your own copy of the ANA assets, templates and plans for Nurses Month 2023 to use in your own Nurses Month celebration. Recognition is Priceless Recognition is one of the focuses for…
Happy Mother’s Day
Often Mother’s Day falls somewhere within Nurses Week which makes it a double-good celebration. Whether you are a mother or not, we all have had mothers. I hope you have all had time to celebrate with your loved ones or had some great phone calls or Face Times. I hope you’re enjoying your Nurses Week. Take time to honor yourself and practice essential self care routines. Self care is so very important for all nurses!! Stay tuned in….Later in the week, I will announce a couple of Give Aways and provide rules to participate.
Happy Nurses Month – Freebies and Discounts
Everyone is used to Nurses Week from May 6-12 each year, but in honor of the WHO’s designation of 2020 as the Year of the Nurse, May was also designated Nurses Month. Nurses are in the news constantly for their heroic measures in the war against COVID19. Here are some important links to Freebies and Discounts for Nurses during Nurses Week May 6-12. Some have regional or local restrictions and some are national offers. Some are for all COVID19 front line health care workers and first responders. There are lots of overlaps, but each has some unique discounts too. Check them carefully for instructions on how to redeem. Find some…