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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

November 1-7: National Medical-Surgical Nurses’ Week

November 7-13: Perioperative (OR) Nurse Week

All month: National Home Care Month

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


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One Response to Special nurse days in November

  1. RehabLPN LPN

    November is also National Diabetes Awareness Month