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November 2015

Month-long Observances

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month This event is centered on recognizing all those living with Alzheimer's disease and honoring the more than 15 million caregivers, including families and friends, who support them.

National Family Caregivers Month November is designated as a time to thank, support, educate and empower family caregivers.

National Home Care & Hospice Month This month is set aside to honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists and social workers who make a difference in the lives of the patients and the families they serve.

National Hospice & Palliative Care Month The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization dedicates November to reaching out and raising awareness about high-quality end-of-life care.

Week-long Observances

November 1-7 Emerging Nurse Leader Week This observance, organized by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), recognizes emerging nurse leaders in hospitals and healthcare facilities. It celebrates the future of nursing leadership, encouraging nurses to learn more about available leadership roles and career paths.

November 1-7 National Allied Health Professions Week This event honors the 3 million healthcare providers working in more than 80 allied health professions. It promotes the celebration of allied health careers by providers, educators and accrediting organizations.

November 1-7 National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week is always the first week in November. It gives opportunities for hospitals, MCOs, doctors’ offices, university health systems and government agencies to promote awareness of medical services professionals.

November 1-7 National Medical-Surgical Nurses Week National Medical-Surgical Nurses Week is celebrated the first week of November each year. It recognizes medical-surgical nurses who care for adult patients in a broad range of settings.

November 1-7 Urology Nurses & Associates Week Urology Nurses & Associates Week is celebrated the first week of November each year. During this special week, employers, patients and others can pay tribute to urologic healthcare professionals.

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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