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The Nursing Profession and Important Women in Medicine. By Mr Day Downloaded from SchoolHistory.co.uk
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Lesson Objectives To understand why and how the nursing profession developed and the contribution of women. To focus on the role of Florence Nightingale.
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Nursing Nursing emerged as a profession in the late 19th century. Before this time, nursing did not require any training, was badly paid and did not have a respectable reputation. Florence Nightingale was instrumental in bringing about this change. In 1860, Nightingale set up the first nurses' training school at St. Thomas's Hospital; this became the foundation of most nursing programmes within the Western world.
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Key Facts: In the1800s Elizabeth Fry set up the Institute of Nursing Sisters to train nurses Some of the of the earliest nurses were nuns; the Sisters of Mercy was set up in Dublin in 1830 to care for the sick In 1860 Florence Nightingale set up the first nurses training school at St. Thomas's Hospital.
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course BIO 218 taught by Professor Young during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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