The mid- to late 20th century was filled with amazing changes and events in professional nursing.
Select one of these changes or events, describe it, and explain how that change or event has
impacted quality of nursing practice today.
One amazing change that took place in the mid-to-late 20th century in professional nursing was the development of coronary care and intensive care units in the 1960s whereby nurses started playing a pivotal role in caring for critically ill children and adults. 1961 and 1962 saw the establishment of coronary care units in some American cities (Krapohl, Manojlovich, Redman, & Zhang, 2010). Continuous monitoring of cardiac rhythms facilitated by cardiac specialized and skilled care resulted in improvement in patient outcomes which led to the development of more coronary units in a plethora of large hospitals…..Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5