By the Governor of Alabama
WHEREAS, nurses serve a critical role in patient preparedness at the local, state, and national level when it comes to providing direct care during accidents; and
WHEREAS, emergency nurses specialize in the assessment, intervention, and stabilization of illnesses and trauma patients; and
WHEREAS, due to the range of medical conditions that may require urgent treatment, emergency nurses are specially trained and qualified to treat both general and specific health issues; and
WHEREAS, emergency nurses encourage and promote professionalism among peers in the field and endeavor to increase the skills and knowledge of emergency nurses; and
WHEREAS, emergency nurses serve the State of Alabama with a steadfast commitment to excellence, educating the public about the prevention and treatment of injuries and illnesses; and
WHEREAS, Alabama Emergency Nurses Week is an opportunity to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of Alabama’s emergency nurses:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Kay Ivey, Governor of Alabama, do hereby proclaim the week of October 8th through October 14th, 2017, as
Alabama Emergency Nurses Week
in the State of Alabama.
Given Under My Hand and the Great Seal of the Office of the Governor at the State Capitol in the City of Montgomery on the 6th day of September 2017.
Provided by the Office of the Governor of Alabama | governor.alabama.gov