April 28, 2010
MAYOR BAILEY SIGNS PROCLAMATION FOR NURSES WEEK
COLUMBIA, Tenn. – County Mayor Jim Bailey recently signed a proclamation proclaiming May 6-12 as National Nurses Week in Maury County.
Maury Regional Medical Center is joining the American Nurses Association (ANA) in celebrating Nurses: Caring Today for a Healthier Tomorrow, as part of National Nurses Week, which is held in May each year. The purpose of Caring Today for a Healthier Tomorrow is to raise awareness of the value of nursing and help educate the public about the role nurses play in meeting the health care needs of the American people.
There are more than 74,000 registered nurses (RNs) and 28,000 licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in Tennessee with 783 and 361 respectively practicing in Maury County. In honor of the dedication, commitment, and tireless effort of the nearly 3.1 million registered nurses nationwide to promote and maintain the health of this nation, the ANA and MRMC are proud to recognize registered nurses everywhere for the quality work they provide seven days a week, 365 days a year.