Nephrology Nurses Week Online Toolkit

September 13-19, 2015

Make sure your workplace and community know about Nephrology Nurses Week! Use this toolkit to communicate with local government, local media, employers/companies, patients, ANNA members, and the general public.

Below you'll find suggested ways to share the message about Nephrology Nurses Week. This is not a comprehensive list, just a starting point for you and your chapter or workplace. Nephrology Nurses Week can have a tremendous impact on nephrology nurses, patients, and their families if all ANNA chapters and members celebrate.

Nephrology Nurses Week Logo

Use the official logo on your invitations or flyers to promote Nephrology Nurses Week.

Nephrology Nurses Week Poster

Promote Nephrology Nurses Week in your workplace by displaying the official poster. The poster is distributed to all ANNA members with the May-June issue of the Nephrology Nursing Journal.

Nephrology Nurses Week Press Release

Use this sample press release to let local media know about Nephrology Nurses Week. Also, share this release with your organization's public relations department. See if they can inform their media contacts about what your facility or chapter is doing to celebrate Nephrology Nurses Week and gain even more exposure.

After your Nephrology Nurse Week events, submit a follow-up article and/or photos to your chapter/facility newsletter.

Nephrology Nurses Week Newsletter Article

Make sure your coworkers and colleagues know what it means to be a nephrology nurse. Submit this educational article to your company or chapter newsletter. Check their deadlines to be sure the article will run at least 1-2 weeks before Nephrology Nurses Week in September.

After your Nephrology Nurse Week events, submit a follow-up article and/or photos to your chapter/facility newsletter.

Nephrology Nurses Week Proclamation

Request a proclamation from your mayor or governor declaring September 8-14, 2013, Nephrology Nurses Week.

Nephrology Nurses Week Letter to Local Media (Print, Television, or Radio)

Write a letter to the health editor of your local newspaper or television news program describing the value of nephrology nursing and providing information about Nephrology Nurses Week. In the letter, invite them to cover your Nephrology Nurses Week events and volunteer to be a source for the story.