The Friday Five – National Nurses Week May 6-12
The American Nurses Association (@ANANursingWorld) joins the World Health Organization (@WHO) and global colleagues in extending The Year of The Nurse into 2021. The goals of this campaign are to recognize nurses’ contributions from 2020, build on the increased visibility of nurses, encourage inclusivity and participation of all nurses, including nurse midwives, and continue to expand National Nurses Week to Nurses Month in May. For informative articles, proclamation templates, thank-you cards, certificates of appreciation, templates, display banners, nurse hero posters, logos and Facebook frames instructions down load the ANA’s Nurses Month Toolkit. Check out these messages, playlists, and freebies as we celebrate and honor nurses around the globe.
HealthcareNOW Radio Nurses Playlist
Check out our recently compiled playlist of episodes across our HealthcareNOW Radio network that feature nurses.
Nurses Month Week 1 – Self Care
Nurses are constantly taking care of everyone else from patients, to family, and friends. Pause and take time to ask yourself what you need. Follow along this Nurses Month for weekly themes. Check out resources, ideas, tips, and inspiration during Week 1: Self Care
It’s #ANANursesMonth & Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation™ is proud to participate in the first week of this event, which focuses on self-care. To jumpstart the week, learn tips from HNHN on ways to be more physically active. Visit https://t.co/zrSmJO4lsp for more information. pic.twitter.com/IbbnD23Ymd
— Nurses Association (@ANANursingWorld) May 3, 2021
Deals and Freebies
One of the best ways to thank a nurse this coming week? Spreading the word about these deals and freebies. From clothes, to home goods, to restaurants here are some comprehensive lists for nurses enjoy.
HealthcareNOWRadio’s Nurse Lauren
Nurse Lauren is HealthcareNOW Radio’s content contributor for NursesNOW. Her passion for pediatrics led her to become a newborn/infant ICU nurse at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she worked for nine years. She currently works in the Infant Intensive Care Nursery at Temple Health. (@TempleHealth) Nurse Lauren, RN, is an avid gym goer and health advocate who enjoys improving the well-being of others through fitness and nutrition. She is a proud graduate of Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions (@DrexelCNHP) and Choate Rosemary Hall (@goChoate.) Check out her blog posts and Wellness Wednesday tips and the products she recommends.
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