Fast Facts About the Nursing Profession

Editor/Author Hunt, Deborah Dolan
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $35.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $52.50
ISBN: 978-0-82-613138-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Book Status: Available
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This resource captures the essence of pivotal events and individuals in nursing history who have driven the evolution of the nursing role from that of a "handmaiden" to a key health professional. It distills important historical information--often neglected in today's nursing programs--that fosters an understanding and appreciation of the issues that inform nursing practice today.

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Table of Contents

    • Contributors
    • Reviewers
    • Foreword - Marilyn Klainberg, EdD, RN
    • Preface
    • Acknowledgments
    • Introduction to the History of Nursing Through the Eyes of a Historian: An Interview With Dr. Jean Whelan
    • Part I THE ORIGINS OF THE NURSING PROFESSION: NURSING BEFORE FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
    • 1. The Relevance of Nursing History and Why It Matters Today - Brigid Lusk
    • 2. Nursing and Medicine in Ancient Times
    • 3. Nursing and Medicine: First Century CE to the Early Middle Ages
    • 4. Nursing From the Renaissance to the 18th Century
    • 5. Nursing Around the Globe in the 18th Century
    • 6. 19th-Century Nursing in the Pre-Nightingale Era and Beyond
    • Part II FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE AND BEYOND
    • 7. The Lady With the Lamp: Florence Nightingale and Her Effect on the Nursing Profession in the 19th Century
    • 8. The Nursing Profession in the 20th Century
    • Part III NURSING PROFESSION IN THE 21ST CENTURY
    • 9. Shaping the Modern Nursing Profession: Nursing Theorists and Leaders
    • 10. Pioneers in Nursing Education and Social Activism: Lavinia Lloyd Dock, Isabel Hampton Robb, and Mary Adelaide Nutting - Donna M. Nickitas
    • 11. The Growth of Nursing Education and Expansion of Degree Programs
    • 12. Nursing Research: Quantitative and Qualitative Research and Using the Evidence in Practice
    • 13. Professional Organizations and Key Developments
    • 14. The Nurse of Tomorrow