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February 2015

Month-long Observances

American Heart Month During American Heart Month, the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement and its latest Hispanic initiative, Go Red Por Tu Corazon, work to save women’s lives and beat heart disease.

Wise Health Care Consumer Month The American Institute for Preventive Medicine established Wise Health Care Consumer Month to help employers empower their employees to understand their options, communicate with their care providers and make educated decisions about their own health.

Week-long Observances

February 1-7 National Burn Awareness Week Established by the American Burn Association, Burn Awareness Week is observed the first full week in February. It is designed to provide an opportunity for burn, fire and life safety educators to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in our communities.

February 2-8 PeriAnesthesia Nurses Awareness Week The American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses acknowledges the tremendous work that the nation’s more than 55,000 perianesthesia nurses do throughout the year.

February 8-14 Cardiovascular Professionals Week This week celebrates the contribution cardiovascular professionals make to healthcare. The event is sponsored by the Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals.

February 8-14 National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week focuses attention on cardiac rehabilitation’s contribution to improving the health and physical performance of people at risk for heart disease, as well as those who have been diagnosed with heart dysfunction.

Recognition Days

February 6 National Wear Red Day/Go Red for Women The American Heart Association’s Wear Red Day movement works to save women’s lives and beat heart disease, the number-one killer of women. Show support by wearing red.

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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