National Nurses Month

May is National Nurses Month

Please join us as we recognize the contributions of nurses and reflect on all they do to sustain the health of our communities. Mark your calendars for all the following events!

May 1 - Celebrating National Nurses Month

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has once again declared May 2022 to be Nurses Month.

The UW School of Nursing joins the American Nurses Association and Washington State Nurses Association in celebrating National Nurses Month this May and recognizing this year’s theme “You Make A Difference”. This recognition adds to the growing national and international support for the role nurses play in our healthcare system, our community, and in combating the current coronavirus pandemic.

Executive Dean Azita Emami reflects on the importance of National Nurses Month and the role nurses play in the health of our communities.

May 5 - International Day of the Midwife

Midwifery is one of the oldest professions and human activities

Read more about Jenny Rose Wilson one of our #HuskyNurse Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse-Midwifery alumni who has seen midwifery as a transformative experience.

BSN & ABSN Information Session

May 5, 2022 | 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Join Kara Jenkins, Undergraduate Admissions and Recruiting Specialist, to get an overview of the application, the admissions process, and have your questions answered. RSVP today!

Dawg Tank

May 5, 2022 | 4:00 – 5:30 PM

Nurse researchers will make their “pitch” for the next big idea in nursing that will improve health outcomes and change lives. Then, YOU help to choose one project that will receive a $15,000 research award. Learn more.

Mariners’ Nurse Appreciation Night

May 5, 2022 | 6:40 PM

Come out for Nurse Appreciation Night. Learn more!

May 6-12 - National Nurses Week

National Nurses Day

May 6, 2022

Join us on social media for a #HuskyNurse student giveaway! Limited quantities are available.

National Student Nurses Day

May 8, 2022

Our student nurses are preparing for careers as leaders, innovators, and competent, caring providers. The UW School of Nursing is proud that our Husky Nurses make an impact in communities around the world.  From world-class medical centers in Seattle to clinical care provided in rural communities, they are dedicated to promoting nursing research and building improvements in health and healthcare.

Palliative Care Graduate Certificate Information Session

May 9, 2022 | 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Are you seeking specialty training in palliative care? Curious about our different tracks? Join us for the information session! RSVP today.

National School Nurse Day

May 11, 2022

Foundations for School Nursing provides relevant, skills-based education for anyone interested in school nursing or working in schools. Our ESA certification course provides a variety of opportunities to connect with and build local professional networks, enhance care skills for youth, and discover techniques to tackle health inequities in schools. Stay tuned for our next edition, subscribe to be on our mailing list!

International Nurses Day

May 12, 2022

We celebrate International Nurses Day on the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who is widely credited with establishing the foundation on which modern nursing has risen. Join us on social media as we explore the simulation lab on Instagram!

“Diversity, Custodial Grandparents, and the Nursing Profession” webinar

May 12, 2022 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Join us for a one-hour webinar on May 12th, 12 – 1pm PST, about the importance of diversity in nursing research and profession with guest speaker Dr. Ethlyn McQueen-Gibson from Hampton University. Register for the Nurses Day Webinar.

May 20 - Scholarship & Research Symposiums

Spring Scholarship Symposium

May 20, 2022 | 8:30 AM – Noon

Hear students present their research in podium and poster presentations. There will be opportunities to speak with student presenters, converse with other guests, and discover nursing science in the making. RSVP for Scholarship Day!

Undergraduate Research Symposium

May 5, 2022 | 9:00 – 10:00 AM

The 25th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium will take place on Friday, May 20, 2022 in Mary Gates Hall. We will have two wonderful Husky Nurses participating! Follow us on social media as our students will takeover our Instagram account!

May 25 - Pediatric Drug Therapy Program

Continuing Education Pediatric Drug Therapy Program

May 25, 2022 | 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Explore the latest in pediatric drug therapy. Register now!

May 31 - ABSN Career Fair

ABSN Career Fair

May 31, 2022

Join the ABSN class as they bring together different community partners, clinics, and organizations!