Nursing Events

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

  • Lobby display

  • 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.