The American Nurses Association (ANA) first recognized National Nurses Day on May 6, 1982. In 1990, the Board of Directors for the ANA extended National Nurses Day to a week-long celebration. National Nurses Week is now celebrated from May 6-12 each year and International Nurses Day is observed on May 12.
Voice of Florence Nightingale (1:14 min)
Florence Nightingale: Changing the Field of Nursing - Fast Facts | History (3:17 min)
Nursing School in 1940 (10:31 min)
History of Care (4:42 min)
The Tarrant County College District Libraries are pleased to provide a wide assortment of digital displays and online exhibits designed to educate, inform, entertain, and engage our entire community, and to help support the learning experience outside of the traditional classroom environment. To view more of these web-based displays, visit our Digital Display Archive page.