(Answered) NR393: Week 2 Discussion: Nightingale Information New to You


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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