National Nurses Week raises awareness of the contributions of our nation’s nursing workforce. Traditionally, the week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who is widely considered to be the pioneer of modern-day nursing.

Encompass Health has more than 14,400 nurses in our national footprint, and more than 1,700 of them are certified rehabilitation registered nurses, demonstrating an even higher level of knowledge in their field. Their dedication to compassionate care is vital to the success of our patients.

This week, take the time to thank a nurse in your life. To help you celebrate, we scoured the internet to pull together available Nurses Week discounts. Deals vary by location and participation is at the discretion of the retailer.

Amazon: More than a dozen Kindle e-books on various nursing topics are available on Amazon at no cost through May 12. 

American Traveler: Though not specific to Nurses Week, nurses and healthcare professionals get special discounts on hotel stays and car rentals when they join the American Traveler team. 

Cinnabon: Thanks to their partnership with The DAISY Foundation, nurses can get one free Cinnabon Classic Roll, MiniBon Roll or a four-count BonBites with a valid ID at participating locations May 6-12.

CNA Plus Academy: If you’re not a nurse just yet and you’re interested in becoming a certified nursing assistant, CNA Plus Academy has you covered with an ongoing offer of a free practice exam for anyone studying to take the test.

Disney World: Nurses in need of a vacation can get discounted rates at Disney’s Swan and Dolphin resorts. To obtain the discount call 800-227-1500 and mention the code DREAMS. You must state that you’re a nurse at the time of booking.

Dunkin’ Donuts: Participating locations are offering a free 16 oz. iced coffee May 6-12 between 4:00 and 10:00 p.m. with a valid healthcare ID.

Einstein Bro’s Bagels: Receive a bagel and shmear on the house when you wear your scrubs or ID badge at a participating location on May 11.

Figs: Figs is offering 20 percent off through May 12 in honor of Nurses Week. No promo code needed. Figs is a retailer of scrubs and accessories.

Häagen-Dazs: May 14 is Häagen-Dazs’ Free Cone Day. This deal falls just after Nurses Week and isn’t specifically for nurses, but it couldn’t hurt to treat the nurse in your life to a free scoop.  

Pathways to Excellence: Celebrate Nurses Week with a free webinar, “Nurses4Us: Elevating the Profession”, on May 8 at 1:00 p.m. Reserve your seat using this link.

Scooter’s Coffee: Nurses get half off any drink May 6 when they show a valid nursing badge.

Texas Steakhouse & Saloon: Through May 12, nurses take $5 off a minimum purchase of $15 or more when they show their valid medical ID or badge.

Hungry for more?
Many national chains, such as Dairy Queen and Chick-fil-A, offer freebies and specials during Nurses Week. To find these local deals, call ahead or check the location’s social media channels.

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