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National Nursing Assistant Week

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When is CNA Week 2020?

CNA Week is on Thursday, June 18th, 2020. CNAs are recognized for seven days starting Thursday, June 18th, 2020.

CNA Week is also known as CNA Appreciation Week, Certified Nurses Aide Week, Nursing Assistant Week, and Nurses Aide Week

How Do You Celebrate CNA Week?

Healthcare providers, friends, patients, family members, and others can observe CNA week as a way to recognize/appreciate the CNAs in their life. Since CNAs are considered the backbone of nursing care, it’s nice to plan some downtime.

Some CNA week celebration/appreciation ideas:

  • Special catered lunch/brunch
  • Neck massage or facial by a local massage therapist during lunch or spa gift-certificates
  • Homemade gift baskets and/or giveaway prizes
  • A fun event during work hours
  • CNA attire/accessory items – T-shirts, totes, sun-visors, umbrellas
  • Local business gift cards
  • Extra vacation day or monetary bonus
  • Longer lunch break
  • Waistband/belt organizer for money, notepad, pens, small flashlight

Submit Your Favorite CNA

Do you have a CNA in your life that you want to honor for CNA Week 2020? If so, use the form below to tell us about your favorite CNA and why. We’ll honor them on the website for CNA Week 2020.

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FAQ About CNA Week

What do Certified Nursing Assistants like as gifts?

Some terrific gift ideas for CNAs include thoughtful cards with personalized words of appreciation, gift baskets filled with hand lotions, snacks or baked goods, small plants, work locker items, personalized scrub jacket/T-shirt, cozy socks, pocket notepads/organizers, nurse’s watch or promotional lunch bags, coffee cups or water bottles.

Sometimes, the best gift is a genuine smile and the words thank you.