It’s National Nurses Week! Here are 6 Freebies, Deals and Contests

May 5, 2016
by Jamie Cattanach
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Nurses, you definitely deserve appreciation.

After all, who else regularly works 12-hour shifts where duties include not being overtly grossed out by a variety of bodily fluids?

That’s why we’re pleased to share some great deals with you in honor of National Nurses Week. No number of freebies or deals could adequately show how grateful we are for your care!

National Nurses Week 2016

National Nurses Week runs from May 6 to 12. It’s a little bit odd to start it on a Friday, but nurses do work odd shifts! 🙂

When you’re finally off-call, check out the deals below. You deserve them!

1. Cinnabon

Show your healthcare ID badge at your local Cinnabon location to get a free Cinnabon Classic Roll or MiniBon anytime during the week (May 6-12).


When you go with a friend to EVOS on Friday, May 6, you’ll get a free meal or salad when they purchase theirs.

3. Gypsy Florence Nightingale

Do you know a travel nurse?

Nominate them for this contest held by The Gypsy Nurse in honor of National Nurses Week and Florence Nightingale’s birthday.

The winner will receive a prize package worth up to $600, which includes free admission for two to the 2016 Traveler’s Conference in Las Vegas. Submissions will be accepted through May 10here are the full details.

4. Lippincott Nursing Center Ebooks and Online Courses

Over 40 ebook titles and tons of continuing education courses are free or heavily discounted this week over at the Lippincott Nursing Center.

5. Webinar

Each year, hosts a free webinar for National Nurses Week. This year’s will be held on Tuesday, May 10 at 1 p.m. E.D.T, and will focus on the importance of diversity.

Additionally, you may purchase optional CNE credits for your participation in this 60-minute live event.

6. #SafeNursesRock

You work hard every day to take good care of your patients — and your fellow nurses.

Get creative and share fun videos, photos and quotes about your “Culture of Safety” at work on Instagram and Twitter. When you use the hashtag “#SafeNursesRock,” you’ll be entered to win one of 10 National Nurses Week prize packs.

Check out the full details and rules here.

We’re so grateful for all your hard work, nurses — hopefully these freebies and deals help you feel just a little bit of the appreciation we have for you!

Your Turn: Are you a nurse? Which of these deals will you take advantage of this week?

Jamie Cattanach (@jamiecattanach) is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. Her creative writing has been featured in DMQ Review, Sweet: A Literary Confection and elsewhere.

by Jamie Cattanach
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