A History of Health Care & Nursing

A History of Health Care & Nursing

A History of Health Care & Nursing

After reading Chapter 1 and reviewing the lecture power point (located in lectures tab),  please answer the following questions.  Each question must have at least 3 paragraphs and you must use at 3 least references included in your post.


Additionally, you are expected to reply  to two other students and include a reference that justifies your post.  Your reply must be at least 3 paragraphs.

Chapter 1

1.  After reading Chapter 1,  do you think Florence Nightingale is relevant in the 21 st century to the nursing profession?  Why or why not?

2.  What do you think would be the response of historical nursing leaders such as Florence Nightingale, Lillian Wald, and Mary Breckenridge if they could see what the profession of nursing looks like today?

The max points awarded for a discussion board are 10 points.

The breakdown is as follows:

5 points are awarded for two complete replies to other students that include 3 full paragraphs and a APA style reference

5 points are awarded for full answering all questions posted, 3 full paragraphs for each question and 3 APA style references on the post

Meeting above expectations totals 10 points.  Points will be deducted for grammatical errors and APA deviations.

Here is another student post that a have to replay. 

Nursing Role 1. Is Florence Nightingale r elevant in the 21 st century nursing p rofession? Florence Nightingale is noted as the first theorists of nursing as well as the founder of contemporary nursing thus her concepts are applicable to date. Nightingale affirmed that nursing is distinct from medicine as it is entirely based on care. Similarly, modern nurses are exposed to specific t raining and education that is different from physicians. Apart from this, today ’s nurses view nursing as a science and a n art. This was one of Nightingale’s assumption in her environmental theory. Further, the theor ist’s documents has her philosophical beliefs and assumptions concerning all elements in the vast nursing paradigms such as the essential role of nurses, importance of personal hygiene , cleanliness of the household environment , and general sanitary . Most o f her canons are cherished across the globe by modern nurses of today . 2. What would be the response of historical nursing leaders if they could see how the profession of nursing looks like today? Historical nursing leaders would be overwhelmed with the modern nursing profes sion. There were a few notable nursing schools in the past but more institutions have mushroomed since. Relatively, there are numerous extensive nursing training programs today which play a pivotal role in enhancing the skills of conte mporary care give rs. Also, modern institutions. A History of Health Care & Nursing

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    A History of Health

    Care and Nursing

    Chapter 1



    A History of Health Care &


    • Classical Era

    • Greek Era

    • Roman Era

    • Middle Ages

    • The Renaissance

    • The Reformation

    • Industrial




    History of Nursing:

    The Early Years Video




    And Then There Was Nightingale…

    • The Crimean


    • The political


    • Military reforms

    • Nightingale School

    of Nursing and


    • The birth of



    • Taking health care

    to the community

    • The legacy of




    Continued Development of

    Professional Nursing in the UK

    • British Nurses’ Association (BNA) and

    nurse registration

    • Royal College of Nursing has role as both

    professional organization and trade union



    “Nursing the Nation”

    by Molly Case Video



    The Development of Professional

    Nursing in Canada

    • Augustine nuns and Jeanne Mance

    • Victorian Order of Nurses (VON)

    • St. Catharine’s General Hospital

    • Canadian Nurses Association

    • Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia

    • Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario

    • Canadian Nurses Foundation

    • Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing



    History of Nursing Review Video



    Development of Professional

    Nursing in Australia

    • The Melbourne District Nursing Society

    • Australian Army Nursing Service

    • Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

    • Australian Nursing and Midwifery

    Accreditation Council

    • Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation



    Nursing Officer−Royal

    Australian Navy Video



    Army−Nursing Officer Video




    You Couldn’t Be In Better Hands

    Campaign Video




    Early Nursing in the United States

    • The Goldmark Report

    • The Brown Report

    • American Nurses Association

    • Lillian Wald and the Henry Street Settlement

    • Dorothea Lynde Dix

    • Clara Barton

    • Mary Breckinridge and the Frontier Nursing




    Nursing in America: A History of

    Social Reform Video




    Nursing Profession Responds to the

    Great Depression and WWII

    • Frances Payne Bolton and the Cadet Nurse


    • Civil Works Administration (CWA)

    • Social Security Act

    • Nurses and Hollywood



    1945−1960: Decades of Change

    • New technology and drugs

    • Hill Burton Act (1946)

    • American Nurses Association (ANA)’s Code

    of Ethics for Nurses & International Council of

    Nurses (ICN)’s Code of Ethics for Nurses


    • Journal of Nursing Research first published

    • ANA accepted African American nurses for




    1961−2000: Years of Revolution,

    Protest, and the New Order

    • Specialization in nursing

    • Medicaid and Medicare (1965)

    • ANA’s first position paper on nursing


    • First nurse practitioner program in the U.S.

    • ANA published Nursing’s Agenda for Health

    Care Reform



    History of Care Video



    The New Century (1 of 2)

    • Institute of Medicine (IOM) Reports

    – To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System

    – Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System

    for the 21st Century

    – Health Professions Education: A Bridge to Quality

    • The Future of Nursing: Leading Change,

    Advancing Health (IOM)



    The New Century (2 of 2)

    • Quality and Safety Education for Nurses


    • Nurse of the Future: Nursing Core


    • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act




    The Future of Nursing:

    Campaign for Action Video



    International Council of Nurses (ICN)

    • Federation of over 130 national nurses, representing

    more than 16 million nurses worldwide

    • Working to ensure quality nursing care for all

    • Sound health policies globally

    • Advancement of nursing knowledge

    • Presence worldwide of a respected nursing


    • Competent and satisfied nursing workforce



    Tribute to Nurses Through Time