Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurses Day

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					                      Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day
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WHEREAS, Every day, pediatric hematology/oncology nurses care for many of the most
precious patients of all: children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer and blood
diseases; with unwavering devotion, these special nurses provide the highest standard
of physical and emotional care to their patients and families; and

WHEREAS, Since 1973, the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses
(APHON), a professional organization for pediatric hematology/oncology nurses and
other pediatric hematology/oncology healthcare professionals, has provided
leadership and expertise to pediatric hematology/oncology nurses by defining and
promoting the highest standards of practice and care to the pediatric, adolescent,
and young adult communities; and

WHEREAS, The month of September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month; it is fitting to
have a day within that month that recognizes pediatric hematology/oncology nurses
and their work with these children; therefore, be it

RESOLVED, [INSERT GOVERNMENT NAME] that we designate September 8 of every year
as Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day in the State of [INSERT]; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be presented to the Association of
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses as an expression of our gratitude and respect.

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