Personalized nurse appreciation candy bars wrappers. Nurse appreciation week, also known as National RN day is celebrated every year. Show your nursing staff your appreciation with a sweet treat. We have a variety of styles to help you say "thank you" to the important nurses in your hospital or office. The celebration begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale's birthday. It features a host of events and celebrations across the U.S. to honor nurses for the work they do, and to help educate the public about nurses role in health care.