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.
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