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2020: Year of the Nurse

2020: The Year of the Nurse

The World Health Organization is recognizing 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife. The year 2020 is significant, as it marks the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale, a trailblazer and one of the founders of modern nursing.

NBNU is proud to take this opportunity to celebrate New Brunswick Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners and create opportunities for our members to be highlighted and their work to be acknowledged. Here are a few ways you can get involved:

Get Your Frame

NBNU has created a custom Facebook Frame which members are encouraged to add to their profile photos to show your Nurse Pride. See below for instructions on how to add the frame to your Facebook profile photo.

On a Computer

  • Navigate to your Facebook profile
  • Hover over your profile photo and click “Update”
  • Enter “NBNU SIINB 2020” in the search bar and select your frame from the results
  • Click ‘Use as Profile Picture’

On the Facebook Mobile App

  • Open your Facebook profile
  • Click the camera icon on your profile picture and select “Add Frame”
  • Enter “NBNU SIINB 2020” in the search bar and select your frame from the results
  • Click “Save”

Share on Social Media

Look out for shareable content on Facebook and Twitter all year long, highlighting the importance of nurses in New Brunswick, Canada and around the world. Be sure to share with your friends and followers to help get the word out about Year of the Nurse.

Stay tuned for more great opportunities to get involved in NBNU Year of the Nurse celebrations throughout 2020.