Operating Room Nurse Day is observed on November 14 of every year. Operating Room Nurses always play a very vital role when the patient’s comfort and life are in another person’s (surgeon) hands. Hence the day honors those nurses, who care for patients before, during, and immediately after surgery.
“Nurse: just another word to describe a person strong enough to tolerate anything and soft enough to understand anyone.”
History of Operating Room Nurse Day
Operating Room Nurse Day was founded by Iowa State Governor Terry Branstad concerning Executive order on November 14, 1989. Nurses in this field provide support and care to patients before, during, and after surgery. They play a vital role in maintaining a sterile atmosphere in the operating room, managing the patient during surgery, and organizing care throughout the process. They also play a significant role in making sure the OR (Operating Room) team provides the patient with the best care. Hence, this day is a perfect day to honor the efforts of Operating Room Nurse.
Other Celebrations on November 14
November 14 is also celebrated as
- Childrens Day
- Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day
- National Spicy Guacamole Day
- World Diabetes Day
- National Pickle Day
How to Celebrate the day
The best way to celebrate the day is by honoring the efforts of Operating Room Nurses who play a very vital role in maintaining the health of patients. If you had surgery recently, then thank the operating room nurses who you know and acknowledge their efforts by saying thanks for the care and support that they provide. You can also take pictures of them and share them on social media by using the hashtag #OperatingRoomNurseDay.
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