I hope that everyone enjoyed and celebrated during the recognition days and weeks of the first half of 2012 (see Celebrate Nursing 2013: Part 1). On to Part 2…

Vascular Nursing Week June 9-15

National Time Out Day June 12

36th Annual National Nursing Assistants Week June 13-20

Healthcare Risk Management Week June 17-21

National Nurses in Staff Development Week July 2-9

National Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day September 8

Nephrology Nurses Week September 8-14

National Clinical Nurse Specialist Week September 1-7 (2012 date – will update when available!)

Neonatal Nurses Day September 15

Gerontological Nursing Week September 29-October 5

National Midwifery Week October 6-12

Emergency Nurses Week October 6-12 (Emergency Nurses Day is October 9)

National Pediatric Nursing Week October 7-13

National Case Management Week October 13-19

National Hospice/Palliative Care Month November

Medical-Surgical Nurses Week November 1-7

Urology Nurses and Associates Week November 1-7

Emerging Nurse Leaders Week November 3-9

Perioperative Nurses Week November 11-17

National Nurse Practitioner Week November 11-17 (2012 date – will update when available!)

Forensic Nurses Week November 12-16 (2012 date – will update when available!)