Celebrating National Nurses Week
Each year, National Nurses Day, also known as National RN Recognition
Day, is celebrated on May 6 and opens National Nurses Week. Nurses
Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, the birth date of
Florence Nightingale. During this special week, nursing staff at South
Nassau are recognized for their dedication and commitment.
Numerous activities are held throughout the week, including:
Annual Nurses Day Breakfast and RN Awards/Recognition Program
Nurses Day Dessert Reception for the evening shift
Unit theme contest
Unit milestone pinnings
Blessing of the Hands led by South Nassau's Chaplain
Candygrams sponsored by the Nursing Honors Council
A musical performance by The Nightingales
Celebrating Certified Nurses Day
Each year, Certified Nurses Day, is celebrated on March 19th. At South Nassau, we recognize our Certified Nurses with a Luncheon and Floral Corsage presentation.