2017 The Year of the Healthy Nurse
Burn Awareness Week is February 5–11, 2017
Shriners Hospitals for Children kicks off a year-long campaign focused on teaching adults and children to “Be Burn Aware,” especially at home. Complimentary burn prevention materials include age-appropriate activity books, posters and fact sheets are available at: http://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/education/beburnaware
February – Cardiovascular Health
As we strive for a Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation™, nurses have a duty to take the same care for their own health and safety. http://www.nursingworld.org/healthynurse2017-february
American Heart Association CPR and First Aid.
2015 Guidelines Highlights provides a summary by topic to changes in resuscitation and First Aid guidelines. https://eccguidelines.heart.org/index.php/guidelines-highlights/
Healthy for Good.
Eat smart. Add color. Move more. Be well. https://healthyforgood.heart.org/
CDC’s Tips for Better Heart Health
Children’s Dental Health Month.
Most cavities in children can be prevented.
Eating Disorders Awareness and Screening Week (Feb. 26 – March 4)
It’s time to talk about eating disorders. Learn the basic warning signs and symptoms. http://nedawareness.org/
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
Raise awareness about teen dating violence and take action toward a solution – both at home and in our communities. https://healthfinder.gov/NHO/FebruaryToolkit2.aspx