Category Archives: Special Weeks

A War By Any Other Name

It has been called the Korean Conflict, a civil war, a police action, and a proxy conflict, but a war by any other name is still a war.  Sixty-four years ago today, two days after North Korea invaded South Korea, … Continue reading

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Remembering Normandy

Seventy years ago, on a beach in France, men from different areas of the globe engaged in deadly combat.  Today men and women from those same countries are gathering to remember that awful time and pay their respects to the … Continue reading

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Caring for Crime Victims

The reality of forensic nursing bears little resemblance to television crime dramas.  Often taking place in an emergency department, the work of the forensic nurse combines caring for a patient undergoing a significant event in his/her life with carefully preserving … Continue reading

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National Police Week 2011

In 2010, 152 police officers died while on duty.  To date in 2011, there have been 71 fatalities, predicting another year of increasing law enforcement deaths.  According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, during the last 10 years, … Continue reading

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A Salute to Nurses

National Nurses Week Celebrated May 6-12  Every year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways America’s 3.1 million registered nurses work to save lives and to improve the health of millions of individuals.  This year, the American Nurses … Continue reading

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National Corrections Officers Week

As May rolls in, so does National Correctional Officers Week.  Signed in by President Ronald Reagan in 1984, this week is meant to recognize the commitment of those men and women working in jails and prisons throughout our country.   These … Continue reading

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