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October 2015

Month-long Observances

American Pharmacists Month American Pharmacists Month recognizes the significant contributions to healthcare and the commitment to patient care by pharmacists in all practice settings around the country.

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month is designed to increase public awareness of medical ultrasound and promote its value in healthcare. It takes place every October.

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month This event is a collaboration of national public service organizations, professional medical associations and government agencies working together to promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease and provide greater access to services.

National Dental Hygiene Month National Dental Hygiene Month focuses on increasing public awareness of the importance of educating the entire family on situations impacting their oral health.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month National Disability Employment Awareness Month is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. It is always held in October.

National Medical Librarians Month National Medical Librarians Month highlights and raises awareness of the important role of the health sciences information professional in finding quality health information.

National Physical Therapy Month National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) is celebrated each October. It recognizes and celebrates physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and physical therapy students.

Week-long Observances

October 4-10 National Healthcare Supply Chain Week The first week of October is dedicated to celebrating resource and materials management professionals for their outstanding contributions to healthcare and the overall success of the supply chain field.

October 4-10 National Midwifery Week National Midwifery Week is held Sunday to Saturday during the first full week of October. It recognizes the contributions certified midwives (CMs) and certified nurse midwives (CNMs) make to the health and well-being of women and their families.

October 4-10 Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Week The first full week in October is dedicated to recognizing the nuclear medicine and molecular imaging community for their hard work.

Need promotional items to recognize professionals in your workplace? HR Impressions can help. Contact Stephanie Hartman at 216-503-9061 or email shartman@nasrecruitment.com

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