Nurses Week is celebrated each year from May 6th til May 12th, which is the birthday date of .
We all know that nursing today is nothing like it was 100 years ago, right? Just for fun, there is a link to a graduating class from 1910 . The truth is, I did start this post thinking about how incredibly different the profession is compared to 100 years ago. Of course, it has been a little while since I took “History of Nursing 101”. Plus, I had a bit different perspective back then.
When I was doing a little research to write this, it struck me as an older, wiser head now, that while things indeed have changed radically, with technology, education, new opportunities in the field and more, there are many aspects to nursing that really haven’t changed much at all.