Welcome to 2021 National Nurses Month and Theme ‘Nurses Make a Difference’

By Ben Boulden

Week 1 (May 1-8):   Self Care

  • Kick-off CNO Video Celebration on UAMSNurses Facebook May 1
  • Wellness Resources: Mindfulness, Nutrition, Stretching, and Support
  • Writing for Wellness / Online Continuing Education Webinar
  • UAMS Nurses Anthology – Sharing our Stories / Online Submissions

Week 2 (May 9-15): Recognition

  • The National DAISY Foundation Joins our May DAISY Celebration
  • Professional Nursing Awards May 12 @ 1:30P on UAMSNurses ‘FB Live’
  • Hospital Week’s ‘Awards of Excellence’ May 13 @ 10A on ‘Live Stream’ on uams.health/PFCCAwards

Week 3 (May 16 – 22):  Professional Development

  • Advanced Degrees, Certifications, and Clinical Ladder Spotlights
  • Join Your Professional Organization
  • ANA Continuing Education Online Webinar – ‘Standard of Practice’

Week 4 (May 23-31):     Community Engagement

  • UAMS Nurses Thank the ‘Community We Serve’ by recognizing our ‘Adopt A Unit’ Supporters
  • Online Scrub Sale May 16 – 29 at uniforms2u2.com

Discounts for Nurses:

  • UAMS Cancer Institute Gift Shop* 20-percent discount ($5 or less items excluded). 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., May 3-7.
  • UAMS Ward Tower Gift Shop* 20-percent (one time) discount ($10 or less/flowers/sale items excluded). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 3-7.
  • UAMS Fitness Center* FREE Month Trial – bring ID badge – 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., M-F only (Signed liability form required to access 24/7).

     *Requires ID badge (APRN/RN/LPN tag)