Nurses Week 2021 Roundup
Today marks the final day of Nurses Week 2021. ANA Enterprise joins the World Health Organization (WHO) and global colleagues in extending the Year of the Nurse into 2021. This recognition builds on the increased visibility of nurses’ contributions from 2020 and ANA’s expansion of National Nurses Week to Nurses Month in May. We rounded up some highlights from the week and look forward to celebrating nurses for the rest of the month and year!
HealthcareNOW Radio Nurses Playlist
Check out our recently compiled playlist of episodes across our HealthcareNOW Radio network that feature nurses.
National Nurses Week History
National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as National Student Nurses Day, to be celebrated annually. Read on for a brief history of National Nurses Week.
— HealthcareNOWradio (@HCNowRadio) May 9, 2021
The Friday Five – National Nurses Week May 6-12
The American Nurses Association joins the World Health Organization in extending The Year of The Nurse into 2021. One goals of this campaign is to expand National Nurses Week to Nurses Month in May. Check out these messages, playlists, and freebies as we celebrate and honor nurses around the globe in our Friday Five.
— HealthcareNOWradio (@HCNowRadio) May 7, 2021
We followed #YON2021
Today, we celebrate the #NurseDisruptors who applied ingenuity, innovation and community connections to unlock the potential for improved health outcomes when faced with the COVID-19 crisis. This #Nurses week, we are proud to share their stories. #YON2021 https://t.co/wNHMWM2oil
— Johnson & Johnson Global Health (@JNJGlobalHealth) May 6, 2021
— Geriann Burrington MA, RN, CCRN, NE-BC, CNML (@IntrepidRN_NYC) May 6, 2021
Sharing ANA’s tools & tips for Nurses Month! The first week theme is self-care. Activities provide ideas to fine-tune or jump start a plan that focuses on well-being of yourself and others that focus on both body & mind. https://t.co/USTf3s577l ##ANANursesMonth #YON2021 #WOCNCB pic.twitter.com/j0AWmMu2Cq
— WOCNCB (@WOCNCB) May 5, 2021
We followed #YearOfTheNurse
— Drexel Online (@DrexelOnline) May 6, 2021
In honor of #NursesWeek2021 , our nursing leaders dedicated this special thank you message to our incredible nursing team and all that they’ve accomplished over the most challenging year of their career. How has a nurse inspired you? #YearOfTheNursehttps://t.co/yTvYE3TLjP
— The Christ Hospital Health Network (@ChristHospital) May 11, 2021
We’re celebrating National Nurses Week! Our nurses don’t just provide great care, they provide great inspiration – sharing their words of wisdom for today’s nursing students! #Elderwood #YON2021 #YearOfTheNurse pic.twitter.com/g0sPh7N4BR
— Elderwood (@Elderwood_Care) May 7, 2021