Nurses Day

Nurses everywhere to be honored with 'their' week

National Nurses' Week kicks off Sunday with National Nurses' Day. The period will feature special presentations for nurses and local celebrations around the country, honoring their work.

I was a better nurse when ...

I was a better nurse when ...

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It's Nurses Day — a day we celebrate all it means to be a nurse. This day gets me into deep thinking. Particularly about the core of a nurse and how sometimes — even if we don't want it to be — the environment we work in changes us. Let me try and explain.

Nurses Day — a picture of perseverance

Nurses Day — a picture of perseverance

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As Nurses Day approaches, I've begun to wonder: How do you describe in one blog the "awesomeness" of a long-term care nurse? And then it hit me ... a single word. Perhaps no single word in the human language better describes the nurse in the long-term care continuum.