RESOLUTION NO. RS2003-1446
A Resolution proclaiming the week of May 6-12, 2003 as “ National Nurses Week”.
WHEREAS, over 2.5 million registered nurses in the United States comprise the nations largest healthcare profession; and
WHEREAS, the American Nurses Association, the voice for the registered nurses of this country, is working to chart a new course for a healthy nation that relies on primary and preventive healthcare; and
WHEREAS, the demand for registered nursing services is becoming greater than ever with more nurses needed in the future to meet increasing needs of health care consumers; and
WHEREAS, the cost effective, safe and quality healthcare services provided by registered nurses will be an evermore important component of the U.S. healthcare system in the future; and
WHEREAS, National Student Nurses Day will also be celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurses Week; and
WHEREAS, the nursing profession has been supported and promoted by the American Nurses Association since 1897; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan County Council recognize these health care professionals for their outstanding contributions.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan Council hereby goes on record as proclaiming the week of May 6-12, 2003 as “National Nurses Week”.
Section 2. The Metropolitan
Council Office is directed to prepare a copy of this Resolution to be presented
to the American Nurses Association on behalf
of “National Nurses Week”.
Section 3. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Ronnie Greer
|Referred to:||Rules & Confirmations Committee|
|Introduced:||May 6, 2003|
|Adopted:||May 6, 2003|
|Approved:||May 7, 2003|