national nurses week

You will never know just how much you did for me that day or how much seeing your face gave me the strength to get through the most difficult time in my life.
This tiny Pill has changed the lives of women across the world - and it all started with a nurse named Margaret Sanger. #NationalNursesWeek
Nurses are burned out and need our appreciation! In honor of National Nurses Week, we made this short video love-letter to nurses featuring the photos of care staff at partnering organizations.
While there have been improvements in surveillance and infection control of Ebola in all three countries, access to primary
This National Nurses Week, as we recognize the many wonderful ways that nurses make a difference in our lives every day, let's not forget those excellent listeners and reassuring voices who are standing by on the other end of the phone.
Alex Scott, with her brother, Joey. "When was the last time you ate anything?" she asked. "Alex can tell what is going on
Research has shown that when you cultivate a healthy work environment for nurses, you also improve the quality of overall health care for patients.
May 6 through May 12 is National Nurses Week, when we -- the doctors, the patients, the health care system -- pay tribute to the nearly 3.5 million nurses who compassionately provide care for us.
You are a nurse. You were our nurse. Every day you go to work you deal with the good and the bad and you do it in a way that only you can. You care. You love. You grieve. You don't expect anything in return but today I want to thank you.
there are days when even the most dedicated people get run down and question their commitment. The next time you notice a good job, say something, do something and make something special out of an average day. What a great lesson we can teach our children.
This week, we celebrate another kind of superhero. What these superheroes lack in flash, boom and bang, they make up for in commitment, caring and competence. These are our nation's nurses: the true superheroes.
Nurses contribute to the criminal justice system every day, but they rarely get recognized for it. A friend who is a nurse, remembering my story, used the Internet to help the police identify an unconscious Jane Doe who landed in her ICU, shaving hours off of notifying her family.
Because of their familiarity, HHAs are often considered the "eyes" and "ears" of the patient and see health changes first
While many professions involve working with the abstract, the derivative, and the representational, nurses deal with the concrete and the real.
Here's to the hospice nurses called to make that happen. Although physically immobile, Gloria remained cognitively alert
At the not-for-profit Visiting Nurse Service of New York, home care nurses help educate family caregivers about the importance of self-care and finding personal balance in order to coordinate the best care for the patients they serve.
As we celebrate this year's Nurses Week, I am reminded of the Hippocrates saying that the goal of medicine is "to cure sometimes, to relieve often, to comfort always." This, too, I learn through daily example from the amazing nurses I work with.
Truly, nurses are everyday heroes that provide the round-the-clock care and comfort that so many patients need. Whether it is for the elderly, the new born or the newly injured, nurses -- male and female -- deserve our highest respect for their enormous contribution to society.
National Nurses Week is welcome reminder to acknowledge the highly-skilled, attentive and compassionate nurses and other health professionals who keep our homebound elders living and aging at their best.