It’s National Nurses Week

May 6-12 marks National Nurses Week! This week we celebrate the dedication and hard work of nurses, it is an annual event scheduled to coincide with Florence Nightingale’s birthday. The American Nurses Association describes nursing the best, so we’ll just leave it to the professionals: “Often described as an art and a science, nursing is a profession that embraces dedicated people with varied interests, strengths and passions because of the many opportunities the profession offers. As nurses, we work in emergency rooms, school based clinics, and homeless shelters, to name a few. We have many roles – from staff nurse to educator to nurse practitioner and nurse researcher – and serve all of them with passion for the profession and with a strong commitment to patient safety.”

 

 

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