Each year from May 6 to May 12, we recognize the invaluable work of nurses during National Nurses Week. Nurses are the first line of defense in the prevention of illness and injury. They champion and promote the health of our nation.
As healthcare leaders and trusted advisers on health issues, we thank nurses for their continued efforts to improve patient outcomes in the ever-evolving field of primary care.
NURSE Corps Stories from the Field: Registered Nurse Kay Smullen treats patients
at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Her NURSE Corps scholarship made it possible.
Thanks largely to the ACA, HRSA created many new opportunities for nurses:
Meet Valencia Chicoine, NP - she believes she's in the right place to pursue her passion of helping patients with cardiac disease.