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National Nurse's Week


May 3, 2023

Florence Nightingale is said to be the “Mother of Nursing” helping to mold the nursing profession into what we know it as today. She was born on May 12th, 1820. Due to her advocacy for hygiene, nursing care, training, and higher standards she created the foundation of what nursing looks like today. Because of her successful efforts, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) proclaimed May 12th (Nightengale’s birthday) as International Nurse’s Day in 1974. Despite many attempts to recognize nurses in the US-the first documented attempt in 1953- it wasn’t until after the ICN procla...

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