National Nurse’s Day on May 6 is the annual kickoff of National Nurse’s Week. On this day, we applaud and acknowledge the vital role nurses play in society. “Rooted in Strength” is the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) theme for this year’s Nurse’s Day celebration, while the American Nurses Association (ANA) is focusing on…

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This year is deemed the Year of the nurse to recognize the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth and the release of the World Health Organization’s first State of the World’s Nursing Report. The nurses at Lantana take great pride in the recognition that our profession has received for its major impact on healthcare worldwide.…

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Over the past 25 years, my nursing journey has taken me down different professional paths.  At each crossroad in my career, I used the Servant Leadership philosophy as my compass to guide my journey.  During my master’s program in nursing, I read Servant Leadership in Nursing by Mary Elizabeth O’Brien.  I was finally able to put a…

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