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The 10 most influential female nurses of all time

While you may immediately think of Florence Nightingale, can you name nine others who touched not just patients, but people throughout the world?

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Nurses Week 2015

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Our favorite tributes to nurses

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There are few things nurses would love to have more than better salaries, good working conditions and genuine appreciation. We’ll continue to advocate for better pay and working conditions, but right now we can do something about the “appreciation” part of the equation…

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WATCH! Scrubs Magazine on “The Doctors”

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We’re giddy with excitement for our special Nurses Week debut on “The Doctors,” and you will be, too, once you take a peek at what’s in store.

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Quiz: How well do you speak Nurse?

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The language that nurses speak is highly evolved and perhaps only second to French in nuance and economy of words. Here’s a quick quiz to determine how well you speak Nurse!

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We knew you’d be great on TV

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A chance to star on Discovery Life’s hit show Untold Stories of the ER? Other prizes included, you say? Well, now that’s what we call a giveaway.

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Gifts nurses could REALLY use

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Another pen?! Here are some suggestions for Nurses Week gifts nurses could actually use!

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Doctors’ tributes to nurses in real life

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These stories are sure to erase any doubt that doctors do appreciate nurses.

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Memo from a nurse: Why is Nurses Week so weak?

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Good thing Nurses Week isn’t my morning coffee. It’s so weak! Why does this celebration keep getting watered down?

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5 ways for nurses to celebrate Nurses Week

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Nurses Week is a great time for us to do something for ourselves, for each other and for our profession!

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5 ways to take Nurses Week into your own hands

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Nurses Week has finally arrived, and here’s what to do.

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President Obama’s inspiring quotes about nurses for Nurses Week

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We help celebrate Nurses Week with some beautiful quotes about our profession from President Obama.

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Nurses Week FAILS

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We’ve collected tales below about the most insulting Nurses Week “celebration” efforts ever. Laugh (and cry) along!

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Macy Gray says it all for Nurses Week

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Remember that one song, “I Try”? Insert “To be a Nurse,” and comedy will ensue. Also, three cheers for accuracy.

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Sean Dent on the meaning of Nurses Week

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Nurses—this is your time. Let’s kick Nurses Week off with a special episode of “The Sean Dent Show” on ScrubsBeat.

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How do you celebrate Nurses Week?

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What are you doing for National Nurses Week? Any special plans, activities or traditions?

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The history of National Nurses Week

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Did you know that Nurse’s Week didn’t start until the 1970s, or that President Eisenhower missed his chance to become a hero to nurses everywhere?

Nurses Week Giveaways

Nurses Week, and the winning is easy

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Don’t miss out on your chance to win one of three awesome prize packs!

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  • In Partnership with California Casualty, we're giving away nurse care packages!

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  • Nominate yourself or a nurse you know for the chance to win a walk-on-role on Discovery Channel's hit series, Untold Stories of the ER, plus a trip for two to Vancouver, BC and $500 spending cash.

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  • Cinnabon is giving away, well, Cinnabons! Show your ID tag at a Cinnabon during Nurses Week to get a free treat!