3 edition of A history of nursing found in the catalog.
A history of nursing
Includes bibliographical references (p. 85).
|Statement||by Anne Webster.|
|LC Classifications||PS3623.E3955 H57 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||85 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||85|
|LC Control Number||2007037858|
Promoted nursing as a respectable profession, shifted the model of nursing education from a one-year apprenticeship to a three-year academic pursuit, created nurse-run hospital wards, cut the work day to 8-hour shifts, wrote the first standardized textbook for nursing education, established an early visiting nurses association and created one. 1– AD (approximately)– Nursing care palliative needs of persons and families. Religious organizations were the care providers. 55 CE – Phoebe was nursing history's Christian first nurse and most noted deaconess. – Entry of Christian women into nursing.
Book Description. The History of Nursing is a complex, shifting discipline engaged in an ongoing search for identity and purpose. If its earliest works were celebratory narratives of ‘great deeds’ and ‘influential nurses’, dominated by biographies of Florence Nightingale and tropes of imperial womanhood, then from at least the s, academics—drawn mainly from Women’s History . The federal government first became involved in nursing homes with the passage of the Social Security Act of ,2 The Act established a federal-state public assistance program for the elderly called Old Age Assistance (OAA). Because the drafters of the legislation opposed the use of the public poorhouse to care for the poor elderly, the act prohibited the payment of OAA .
The History of nursing in the United States focuses on the professionalization of nursing since the Civil War. Saint Marianne Cope was among many Catholic nuns to influence the development of modern hospitals and nursing. Before the s "women working in North American urban hospitals typically were untrained, working class, and accorded. Upgraded the practice of nursing and made nursing an honorable profession for women. Led nurses that took care of the wounded during the Crimean war Put down her ideas in 2 published books: Notes on Nursing, What It Is and What It Is Not and Notes on Hospitals.
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A History of Nursing is a fascinating look into the interior life and thoughts of a nurse. Gritty and intense, Webster's poems open the door to the Emergency Room, the ICU, and the dreariest of hospital floors to take an eyes-wide-open, no-holds-barred look at life -- and death.5/5(10).
Examines the history of nursing during the past four centuries Links challenges for nurses in the past to those of present-day nurses Includes oral histories, medical discoveries, legal and ethical issues, personal perspectives, archival sites, discussion questions, suggested reading, and abundant notes5/5(1).
I find this book extremely helpful as I progress through the PhD in Nursing program. It is an easy read and well is very complete in describing the history of the profession to modern day concepts. I highly recommend this book for anyone who has an interest in the nursing Cited by: Journey through the nursing profession with Nursing, the Finest Art: An Illustrated History, 3rd Edition, by M.
Patricia Donahue. This new edition traces the social, political and economic history of nursing from its origins through contemporary practice with over fine art images and unique timelines that offer an ‘at a glance’ view of nursing through the ages/5(25).
History of American Nursing: Trends and Eras is the first comprehensive nursing history text to be published in years. It provides a historical overview essential to developing a complete understanding of the nursing profession.
For each key era of U.S. history, nursing is examined in the contexts of A history of nursing book sociopolitical climate of the day, the image of nurses, nursing education.
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Nursing History Group (ENHG), a new collaboration consisting of the UK Centre for the History of Nursing and Midwifery; the Irish Centre for Nursing and Midwifery History; Kingston University. George’s University of London; and the Royal College of Nursing History and Heritage Committee.
This is the first. History of Nursing. In ancient times, when medical lore was associated with good or evil spirits, the sick were usually cared for in temples and houses of worship. In the early Christian era nursing duties were undertaken by certain women in the church, their services being extended to patients in their homes.
the history of nursing also allows nurses to gain an appreciation of the role the profession has played in the healthcare system of the United States (Donahue, ). The purpose of this chapter is to provide an overview of the history of nursing with an emphasis on nursing in the United States, describe the influenceFile Size: 6MB.
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History of nursing. Although the origins of nursing predate the midth century, the history of professional nursing traditionally begins with Florence ngale, the well-educated daughter of wealthy British parents, defied social conventions and decided to become a nurse.
Nursing, History, and Health Care» Nursing Through Time» - - Weeks Shaw’s A Textbook of Nursing, was the first book in a long tradition of texts in which nurses themselves codified the knowledge and skills necessary for nursing practice.
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First Place, History and Public Policy, American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards This new interpretation of the history of nursing in the United States captures the many ways women reframed the most traditional of all gender expectations—that of caring for the sick—to create new possibilities for themselves, to renegotiate the terms of some of their life.
The Crimean War was a significant development in nursing history when English nurse Florence Nightingale laid the foundations of professional nursing with the principles summarised in the book Notes on Nursing.A fund was set up in by members of the public to raise money for Florence Nightingale and her nurses' work In£44, (equivalent to roughly over £2.
The History of Nursing. It could be said that nursing is as old as mankind since people have always needed nursing care when ill or wounded. The word nurse is derived from the Anglo-French nurice and the Latin nutrica, both of which mean is.
The home, in fact, was the center of health care, and for the first two centuries after European exploration of North America, all nursing was home nursing.
Even when the nation’s first hospital began in Philadelphia init was thought of primarily as an asylum or poorhouse; another century or more would pass before the public viewed.
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