(Answered) N490 module 1 Assignment

Building the Profession of Nursing

Write a 1000 word APA paper addressing each of the following points. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. There should be two main sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Support your ideas with at least three (3) sources using citations in your essay. Make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page in correct APA do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

  • Explore the history of nursing and choose two events/topics from history related to nursing (ie education, practices, important people, etc.) and explain each one in detail and why they are important to the nursing profession.

  • Research two professional nursing organizations and discuss the following for each organization chosen:

    • The name of the organization and why this organization is important to nursing

    • What resources they provide to members

    • Cost of membership and how many members are part of the organization

    • Current issues the organization is working on

    • Finally, after researching this question answer in detail: Why are Professional Organizations in general important to nursing as a profession?


Nursing Historical Events

There are more opportunities for nursing advances via continuing education to doctoral degrees with physicians’ involvement in the workplace than in the 1900s when nurses had to stand aside and take instructions.

Florence Nightingale, born on May 12, 1820, had a significant impact on nursing. She was instrumental in developing the nursing profession’s standards of practice and regarded nursing to be a pioneering profession. When Florence Nightingale sent thirty-eight colleague nurses to care for injured troops at a military hospital in Turkey during the Crimean War, she called attention to the hygienic situation (McDonald, 2020). Soldiers were covered with bugs, wore dirty clothes, and were not showered. Rats lived under the patients’ mattresses in the hospital, which was filthy. Every surface of the building was dirty, including the ceilings, floors, and walls. The government brought supplies cleaned the hospital and cleaned the drains. During the night, to check on the soldiers in the hospital, she…….To access the solution  click the icon below to purchase at $10