In 1965, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) declared May 12th as the official celebration of International Nurses Day to commemorate Florence Nightingale’s birthday—the mother of modern nursing. Each year ICN distributes an International Nurses Kit containing educational and public information materials for nurses to use across…
May 8, 2019
There are many fun facts related to the profession of nursing. Said facts include the establishment of historical schools, the foundation of modern nursing and so much more. We’d like to highlight our top 3 favorite nurse facts! Nursing is considered one of the most highly-trusted professions….
Florence Nightingale made it her life’s work to care for others and improve hygiene practices within hospitals. In late 1854, Florence received a letter asking her to organize a corps of nurses to tend to the sick soldiers in the Crimea. Nightingale rose to her calling and…