May 6-12, 2013: National School Nurse Week!
Annually, since 1972, May 12 has been designated as International National Nurses Day
, coinciding with Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Similarly, the week of May 6-12, 2013, is National School Nurse Week to recognize the value and contributions of nurses within the educational setting
In the United States, National School Nurse Day
is celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurses Week
. Each school day, health professionals throughout Gahanna-Jefferson, along with their 76,000 peers across the country, meet the challenge of improving the health and academic success of all students.
Gahanna-Jefferson parents can be assured with the knowledge that when sending their children to school, a nurse is available to assess and manage a potentially emergency situation as well as provide daily care for students who may become ill; have a chronic or medically complex condition; or require special medical care during the school day.
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