Fun Trivia


Monthly Trivia:


The demand for registered nurses is expected to rise 21 to 35 percent through the first decade of the 21st Century.


Nurses are here to stay no matter what, people will get old and sick, it's inevitable.

Trivia List

1. January 27th is School Nurse Day. 
2. The most visits to emergency roomsoccur during the warmer months of the year.
3. In 1783 a black slave named James Derham worked as a nurse in    New Orleans, eventually earning enough money to buy his freedom and move to Philadelphia, where he studied medicine and became a doctor.
4. Linda Richards became the first nurse to earn a nursing diploma in the United States in 1873.
5. In 1846 the first hospital training school for nurses, the Institute for Protestant Deaconesses, was established in the town of Kaiserwerth, Germany.
6. Did you know that the nurse's cap is patterned after the nun's 

habit and that its original purpose is to keep the hair neatly 
in place and present a modest appearance.
7. Eighty percent of gallstones are cholesterol stones.
8. Next to gallstones, cancer is the most common cause of bile      duct obstruction.
9. Women are one-and-a-half times more likely than men to   have acute pancreatitis caused by gallstones.  On the other hand, men are six times more likely than women to have acute pancreatitis caused by alcoholism.