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The Pride Council validates the significant accomplishments of nursing through recognition and celebration. Recruitment and retention activities are a strong focus as the Pride Council works to instill a sense of collegiality, belonging and value for each professional nurse. Efforts that encourage and support nurses to advance the discipline of nursing are sustained through the work of the Pride Council.


  • Establish and maintain a relationship with Public Relations and Marketing to promote awareness of nursing activities.
  • Initiate activities that celebrate the roles within patient care services: Nurse's Week, PCA Week, and Secretary's Week.
  • Publish nursing newsletter.
  • Facilitate Nursing Grand Rounds.
  • Participate in community activities that promote, highlight, and celebrate the profession of nursing.
  • Participate in recruitment and retention activities.
  • Plan and oversee special events that highlight and support nursing.
  • Recognize the nurses that achieve RN 3 and RN 4 on the Career Development Pathway.