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4 Fun Facts About the National Nurses Week:
- In the 1950’s, National Nurses Week was first observed from October 11 – 16.
- It was President Nixon who proclaimed a “National Nurse Week” in 1974.
- The idea of making May 6th as the “National Recognition Day for Nurses” was first proposed by a group of nurses from Mexico. The proposal was signed by President Ronald Reagan and was later expanded into a week-long celebration by the American Nurses Association’s Board of Directors in 1990.
- The International Nurses Day is celebrated every May 12th of each year.
5 Funny Nursing Quotes for the Nursing Week