Origin of National Nurses Week

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If you have a relative or friend as a nurse, the National Nurses Week is definitely the most important occasion of the year. This is a great opportunity to show gratitude to those who work in nursing field which is an essential careers in any society all over the world. They have a noble mission that is taking care of the community. Thereby, social security is also good. National Nurses Week has a proud and decades-old history.

National Nurses Week was first initiated in October 1954. At that time, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s mission to take care of wounded soliders in Crimean war (1853-1856). 40 years later, National Nurse Week was allowed to celebrate annually on May 6 to May 12. Besides May 8 has been chosen as the National Student Nurse Day since 1988. Additionally, the Wednesday of the National Nurses Week is the National School Nurses. Especially, May 12 is also the birthday of Mrs. Florence Nightingale. This is an opportunity for nurses from all over the world to remember the great master of professional nursing.

Organizing National Nurses Week party is a very active activity to thank the nurses with extremely important work in society. It could be a party at a hospital for nurses, or at home for a relative working as a nurse or attending a school for nurses. On this occasion, they received many flowers, gifts, congratulations from friends and relatives.

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