Nurses: “the professionals Americans trust most”

Today is the beginning of National Nurses Week.

nurses“Clinical Nurse Elise Ross stands in front of the nurses station central monitor for patient vital signs in the Neuro Intensive Care Unit in MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC on June 25, 2013.”

“Nurses consistently rank at the top of the country’s most trusted professionals. And this week, America celebrates them.

“National Nurses Week begins on National Nurses Day, May 6, and concludes on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale.

“Here are some facts about the nurses that tend to you when you’re sick — and the week that celebrates them:” continue reading this article here.

nurses 2“A nursing class in 1942.” – LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Here’s another article that reinforces the trust that people have in nurses:

“Doctors need to regain patients’ trust. Nurses can help them do that”

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