Unformatted text preview: diminution as viable practice.-Henry Street visiting nurses 6. The film describes several images of nurses. Compare the three distinct images as seen in the following: The Civil War and the early nursing student-the hospitals were so bad that hurt men would rather die than go there-Florence Nightingale- miracle worker The nurse in the 1920s and1930s as seen in public ads-during the depression, nurses weren’t seen as important-nurses worked for minimal wages, if any at all; most received only room and board The nurse in the World Wars-nurses were finally seen as important 7. Do the persons interviewed, especially the nurses, seem hopeful about nursing? What clues are offered about their satisfaction and frustration with their practices?-“thank yous” from patients-the higher up in the profession, the less patient contact...
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- Spring '07
- Nursing, Florence Nightingale, Early Nursing Education, class -nurse drafts, Nightingale- miracle worker