National Emergency Nurses Day is an annual commemoration celebrated on October 9 of this year. Nurses are those who take care of one’s health with compassion. Emergency ward nurses are all over the world and Emergency Nurses Day appreciates the hard work and dedication of emergency nurses.
“The trained nurse has become one of the great blessings of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest.” – William Osler
History of National Emergency Nurses Day
The National Emergency Nurses Day was first celebrated in the year 1989. Emergency Nurses Association promotes and sponsors the celebration of this day. It originated in Australia and is now an international observance. The aim of the celebration is intended to honour the hard work, care, and concern of the emergency nurses worldwide. Emergency room nurses are the first people to take care of an accident or a medical emergency. They work hard in putting the patients away from pain and discomfort. Emergency room nurses work hard to a patient in comfort level. They play a significant role in running a hospital in an emergency period. Nursing is an incomparable profession. It cannot be compared with any other work. It requires patience and a special level of compassion. There are numerous difficulties faced by those emergency room nurses working in the hospital. They work and provide essential care for those who need it.
Other Celebrations on October 9
October 9 is also celebrated as
- World Post Day
- National Face Your Fears Day
- National Moldy Cheese Day
- Fire Prevention Day
- Curious Events Day
- Beer and Pizza Day
- National Pet Obesity Awareness Day
- International Top Spinning Day
How to Celebrate National Emergency Nurses Day
Celebrating the National Emergency Nurses Day is very simple. Participate in the Emergency Nurses Week to show your gratitude for the emergency nurses. Organize various events are around you for the nurses and make their day little more special. Post and share your celebrations on the social media using the hashtag #EmergencyNursesDay.