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National Nurses Week: History

National Nurses Week History

National Nurses Week is celebrated on May 6th through May 12th. It was officially designated by the American Nurse Association in 1993. It coincides with Florence Nightingale's birthday on May 12th. She is considered to be the founder of modern nursing.


Biography - Florence Nightingale Museum


Click here to watch 'In the Footsteps of Florence Nightingale' on YouTube.