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Special nurse days in November

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November is the month to give thanks and is a great time to appreciate nurses everywhere! Here are some special dates for nurses to celebrate and acknowledge.

Nursing factoids
November 4, 1854: Florence Nightingale arrives in Scutari (modern-day Istanbul) to care for wounded soldiers.

November 8, 1938: Spirit of Nursing monument is dedicated in Arlington National Cemetery.

November 29, 1832: Author and Civil War nurse Louisa May Alcott is born.

Circle these dates
November 1-7: Urology Nurses and Associates Week
http://scrubsmag.com/you-know-youre-a-urology-nurse-when/

November 1-7: National Medical-Surgical Nurses’ Week
http://scrubsmag.com/you-know-youre-an-ambulatory-surgical-nurse-when/

November 7-13: Perioperative (OR) Nurse Week
http://scrubsmag.com/a-cure-for-hospital-tunnel-vision-peeking-into-the-or/

All month: National Home Care Month
http://scrubsmag.com/you-know-youre-a-home-health-nurse-if/

November is also:
National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

Sources:
aahn.org/nursinghistorycalendar.html
nasrecruitment.com/docs/calendars/2011/2011-Healthcare-Calendar-of-Recognition-Days.pdf

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  1. RehabLPN LPN

    November is also National Diabetes Awareness Month

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