In: National Nurses Week



This post was originally published on May 6, 2013 and updated on May 7, 2019. At many of my keynote addresses, I talk about the choice we all made when deciding to become a nurse. I will ask my audience, “Why did you become a nurse?” And almost immediately… The responses to my questions begin filling up space. I really love hearing all the reasons and want to share some of my favorites with you today….


4 Ways to “Gift” Yourself During Nurses Week

Every year in April, the hubbub of Nurses’ Week planning is palpable. Most hospitals (although not all) are gearing up for the one-week of the year that we pause and take time to celebrate nurses. If you’re in a leadership role, either you’ve planned this event like you’ve planned a wedding, or, you’re scrambling around at the last minute to find some way to honor your nurses! If you’re one of the nurses who are on…


50 Quotes to Honor and Inspire Nurses During Nurses Week

Healthy Workforce Institute

Nurses week is a great week to reflect on the value nurses bring to the delivery of care and also a time to forecast into the future. What can each of us do to advance the profession of nursing to a higher level? What can each of us do to achieve greater success? Sometimes we all just need a little inspiration to figure it out. Quotes are a great place to begin. #50 is my…

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