Throughout 2022, there are key days, weeks, and months dedicated to generating awareness for important health topics and recognizing professions.

Healthcare awareness days are centered around recognizing your health care staff – making them a great addition to your employee engagement and recognition program strategies.

Whether you’re a healthcare professional, HR employee, employer, or educator, mark these days on your calendar to plan for awareness day activities. If you need help planning awareness day activities, contact us!

2022 Healthcare Awareness Calendar 

January

Awareness Days:

  • 12: National Pharmacist Day
  • 25: Nurses Day

All Month:

  • National Blood Donor Month

February

Awareness Weeks:

  • 1-7: Peri-Anesthesia Nurse Week
  • 1-7: Patient Recognition Week
  • 14-20: Cardiovascular Professionals Week
  • 15-19: Phlebotomists Recognition Week

All Month:

  • American Health Month

March

Awareness Days:

  • 9: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day 
  • 13-19: Patient Safety Awareness Week
  • 30: National Doctor’s Day

Awareness Weeks:

  • 1-5: Employee Appreciation Week
  • 14-20: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week
  • 15-19: Health Care HR Professionals Week
  • 29-Apr. 4: Anesthesia Tech Week

April

Awareness Days:

  • 27: Administrative Professionals Day

Awareness Weeks:

  • 4-10: Patient Access Week
  • 18- 24: Medical Lab Professionals Week
  • 18 -24: Volunteer Appreciation Week
  • 26-30: Transplant Nurses Week
  • 26-30: Patient Experience Week

All Month:

  • Occupational Therapy Month

May

Awareness Weeks:

  • 6 -12: National Nurses Week
  • 9-15: National Hospital Week
  • 9-15: National Skilled Nursing Care Week
  • 9-15: Neuroscience Nurses Week
  • 16-23: Healthcare Technology Management Week
  • 16-22: Healthcare Documentation Integrity Week (Medical Records)
  • 18: National Speech Pathologist Day

All Month:

  • Critical Care Recognition Month
  • Oncology Nurses Month
  • National Mental Health Month

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June

Awareness Days:

  • 10: National Metabolic and Bariatric Nurses Day

Awareness Weeks:

  • 6-12: CNA Week
  • 15-21: Men’s Health Week
  • 17-24: National Nursing Assistant Week
  • 21-25: Health Risk Management Week

All Month:

  • National Safety Month

July

Awareness Weeks:

  • 11-17: National Therapeutic Week

August

Awareness Weeks:

  • 8-14: National Health Center Week
  • 23-29: Health Unit Coordinator Week

September

Awareness Weeks:

  • 5-11: Vascular Nurses Week
  • 13-19: Neonatal Nurses Week
  • 18-24: National Surgical Technologists Week
  • 20-24: Nursing Professional Development Week

All Month:

  • Pain Awareness Month
  • Childhood Cancer Month

October

Awareness Days:

  • 19: Medical Assistants Recognition Day

Awareness Weeks:

  • 3-9: Healthcare Supply Chain Week
  • 10-16: Emergency Nurses Week
  • 11-16: Dialysis Technician Recognition Week
  • 17-21: Medical Assistants Recognition Week 
  • 24-30: National Healthcare Facilities & Engineering Week
  • 23-29: National Respiratory Care Week

All Month:

  • National Physical Therapy Month
  • National Pharmacy Month

November

Awareness Weeks:

  • 1-7: National Radiologic Technologist Week
  • 7-13: National Nurse Practitioner Week
  • 7-13: National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week
  • 13-19: Perioperative Nurse Week

December

Awareness Days:

  • 5: International Volunteer Day

Awareness Weeks:

  • 5-11: National Hand Washing Awareness Week

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