Vascular Nurses Week Proclamations

September SVN Step Challenge

Thank you for participating in the 2021 Step Challenge for Vascular Nurses Week and PAD Awareness Month. Congratulations to Karen Prenger, Patty Flanagan, and Mary Whipple for logging the most steps in the month of September.

We encourage you to keep on moving and look forward to celebrating in 2022.

A Tribute to Vascular Nurses Around the World

Northwestern Medicine

Northwestern Medicine-ER

Washington Hospital Center

Walk it Out!

MWHC Compression Sock Challenge

MWHC Artery and Venous

Here are some ways to show your support for Vascular Nurses

  • Obtain a proclamation from the mayor of your town proclaiming National Vascular Nurses Week.
  • Develop a calendar of events
  • Plan to honor your colleagues with a recognition award (certificate or plaque)
  • Solicit nominations for a special recognition and present the nominee with a plaque during a reception or dinner
  • Plan a special celebration lunch to network with your colleagues
  • Design a special poster that highlights the role of the vascular nurse and display at local hospitals or libraries
  • Invite local government officials to planned events
  • Write articles or letters to the editor about current nursing or healthcare topics affecting patients with vascular diseases
  • Ask local radio stations to make announcements during National Vascular Nurses Week
  • Use TV, radio, and newspaper community bulletin boards to announce your activities
  • Host a fundraiser (e.g., walk-a-thon) and donate the money to the Judith Troyer Caudle Memorial fund
  • Order and distribute the SVN patient education booklets and tear off sheets

Nursing Resources

Nursing Resources

Nursing Resources

Press Releases

Press Releases