As the largest group of health care professionals, nurses’ contributions to health and health care are vital. Given the depth and breadth of nursing, we believe it’s time to expand the traditional National Nurses Week to a month-long observance.
By having 31 days to honor the profession, we expand opportunities to recognize nurses’ contributions and to promote self-care and professional development. This also offers more time to engage with our communities, educate them about what we do, and encourage the next generation to choose nursing as a career.
The month will be divided into four weekly focuses:
Stay tuned for more details on how you can participate, engage others, and celebrate all you and your colleagues do!