This national day of recognition honors the important achievement of nursing specialty, subspecialty and advanced practice certification – and provides a perfect opportunity to acknowledge and thank certified nurses for their hard work, dedication and commitment to excellence.
Take advantage of AACN downloadable resources, recognition gifts and celebration ideas to make a difference for the certified nurses in your life. And be sure to share your ideas, activities, photos and success stories – send them to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Celebrate Certified Nurses" in the subject line, or post them to the AACN Facebook page.
From free downloadable promotional tools to recognition products in the AACN store, we make it easy to honor and recognize your certified colleagues and team members. Scroll through the resource gallery to find your favorites and help make a nurse’s day.
Give these stickers to certified nurses to wear with pride. Download this template.
Spread the certification love on social media with these example posts and image.
Shop our online store for certification-themed gifts that nurses love.
Take advantage of this once-a-year opportunity to let certified nurses know how much their commitment matters by exploring big and small ways to celebrate. An ounce of meaningful recognition results in a pound of professional pride, confidence and inspiration.