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WHEREAS, Registered Nurses in the United States constitute our nation’s largest healthcare profession; and

WHEREAS, the depth and breadth of the Registered Nursing profession meets the different and emerging healthcare needs of the American population in a range of settings; and

WHEREAS, nursing has been demonstrated to be an indispensable component of the safety and quality of care of hospitalized patients; and

WHEREAS, the demand for Registered Nursing services will be greater than ever due to the aging of the American population, the continuing expansion of life-sustaining technologies and the growth of home healthcare services; and

WHEREAS, Registered Nurses will be needed to meet the increasingly complex needs of healthcare consumers across the Silver State; and

WHEREAS, with the theme ‘Nurses inspire, innovate, influence,’ this week is a celebration of all the ways in which Registered Nurses advocate for high-quality patient care and work to improve our healthcare system;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  the week of May 6 - 12, 2018 as

 Nurses Week in Nevada


 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval & Barbara Cegaske