This year we would like to recognize one of the many, many extraordinary nurses during Nurses Week 2017 with our second annual Spirit of Caring recognition.During the past few weeks we have received hundreds of nominations from around the country! Five finalists have been chosen and their stories are posted on nursesweekspirit.com. Please take a
Ontario’s nurses will celebrate their profession during Nursing Week 2017. Nursing Week will be held May 7 to 13, and the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) has chosen the theme: “We are Ontario’s Nurses. Nurses Know” as they mark the birthday of the world’s most famous nurse, Florence Nightingale and pause to celebrate the skills, education,
The United States will observe National Nurses Week in the coming week with festivities beginning on Saturday, May 6 through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Back in the 1980s, the celebration for nurses was only limited to a day on May 6, known as National Nurses Day. But
Rogers Ssembatya came to Montana from Uganda in 2014 with pressure sores and a bone infection that could have led to his death. Instead, months of treatment through St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings restored the paraplegic’s health. It allowed the now 18-year-old to lead a normal life, to smile again.
April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and a time when the experts at Baptist Health Wound Care suggest people take a moment to stand up for their feet. According to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, the average person takes 10,000 steps each day and every step can place two to three times