… Florence Nightingale directed 38 nurses during the Crimean War, and Linda Richards was a night supervisor at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. Florence Nightingale is considered a pioneer in modern nursing after founding the Nightingale School and Home for Nurses in London, which was the beginning of professional nursing education. Linda Richards also worked to train nurses properly, utilizing principles established by Florence Nightingale (http://www.netwrx1.net/CherryAmes/real.html).
Florence Nightingale is known as the “Lady with the Lamp” because she walked the battlefields at night during the Crimean War, attempting to help the wounded …
… “neutral” on the battlefield (http://www.ifrc.org/).” Today, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is “the world’s largest humanitarian organization with 178 member National Societies (http://www.ifrc.org/).”
What are three factors repeated through history that have contributed to current trends in nursing practice and employment, thus expounding on the notion that one can “see forward by looking back”.
The federal government and other organizations have attempted to prevent nursing shortages by examining specific requirements needed for the occupation. However, they failed to consider technological and economical factors, as …