- Discussions are designed to promote dialogue between faculty and students, and students and their peers. In discussions students:
- Demonstrate understanding of concepts for the week
- Integrate outside scholarly sources when required
- Engage in meaningful dialogue with classmates and/or instructor
- Express opinions clearly and logically, in a professional manner
- Use the rubric on this page as you compose your answers.
- Best Practices include:
- Participation early in the week is encouraged to stimulate meaningful discussion among classmates and instructor.
- Enter the discussion often during the week to read and learn from posts.
- Select different classmates for your reply each week.
The basic story of Florence Nightingale is familiar to most nurses. This week we learned more about Nightingale’s life and work. Select one area of Nightingale’s leadership that was new to you and tell us how this changed your understanding of this important woman and her contributions to nursing.
One role of Florence Nightingale that is new to me is a chief advisor. I have always known Nightingale to be a nurse historian, the founder of St. Thomas’ Hospital in London, and a founder of the nursing profession. Nightingale was the chief advisor of the nurse training school at the St, Thomas’ Hospital. She managed to develop the school and improve the perception that nursing was a profession and that nurses should not just be views as house maids. Her advice led to the growth of nursing education which led to her mode of education (which involved 1 year training and 3 years working in a………Click Icon below to purchase full tutorial at $10