by Denise Jordan—Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc. wrapped up its National Nurse’s Week celebration on Saturday, May 11 with a tea honoring nurses in the large meeting room at the Pontiac Library. “We wanted to take this opportunity to recognize nurses in the areas of quality, innovation, and caring,” said Johnathan Liechty to the student nurses, novice and experienced nurses assembled for the tea. “We have many roles—from staff nurse to educator to nurse practitioner and nurse researcher—and serve all of them with passion for the profession and a strong commitment to patient safety.”
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 Association (ANA) has selected “Delivering Quality and Innovation in Patient Care” as the theme for 2013.