20 Fun Facts & Quotes For The National Nurses Week

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Are you gearing up for Nursing Week?

National Nurses Week is a week-long celebration intended to recognize the tireless efforts of nurses to educate and provide essential health care services to the public.

If you know someone who is a nurse, this is the best time to look for some creative Nursing gift ideas. And if you are a nurse, you know that this busy event is filled with seminars, dinners, community events, and a host of funny “Happy Nurses Week” quotes flooding your social media accounts.

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But before things get a lot busier, here are some fun facts and quotes about the National Nurses Week:

5 Fun Facts About the National Nurses Week

  • The National Nurses Week starts on May 6th (or the National Nurses Day) and ends on May 12th which is the birth date of Florence Nightingale.
  • 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 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 (May 6-12) by the American Nurses Association’s Board of Directors in 1990.
  • The International Nurses Day is celebrated every May 12th of each year.

15 Funny Nursing Quotes for the Nursing Week

May your Nurses Week be free of crazy family members, code browns, 'Confused, Naked Guy, and urine on your shoes! Happy Nurses Week! | Nurses Week Ecard

Happy Murses Week Because it's not all about the ladies. | Nurses Week Ecard

Nursing- A noble profession that requires A twisted sense of humor. Happy Nurses Week! | Nurses Week Ecard

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I'm a NURSE & I AM FABULOUS! Happy Nurses Week! | Nurses Week Ecard
Because we are so awesome, we get a whole week. Happy Nurse's Week! | Nurses Week Ecard

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