Nursing

When was International Nurses Day 2011?

Thursday, May 12, 2011 International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every year on May 12. In 2011, the day was observed on Thursday, May 12.

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When is International Nurses Day?

May 12 International Nurses Day is marked each year on May 12.

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When was International Nurses Day first celebrated?

It has been celebrated sine May 1965 in various forms.

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When was International Nurses Day 2010?

Wednesday, May 12 International Nurses Day in 2010 is on Wednesday, May 12.

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How is International Nurses Day celebrated?

The most formal celebration of International Nurses Day occurs in London's Westminster Abbey. Each May 12, there is a service commemorating nurses. The event is culminated by the lighting of a symbolic lamp in the Nurse's Chapel, then handed between a line of nurses to the Dean, who places the la...

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Why was May 12 chosen as International Nurses Day?

Originally, May 12 was chosen, since it was Florence Nightingale's birth date and she was widely considered to be the founder of modern nursing.

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