Cultural Assessment: Gullah
community sea islands, south
Presented by Mary subtitle style
Click to edit Master E. Creed, RN
Purpose and Objectives
Why study the Gullahs
Running head: IDNA INFLUENCE ON PUBLIC HEALTH
The Influence of Instructive District Nursing Associations of Massachusetts
in the Expansion of Public Health Nursing Education and Scope of Practice, 1910-1920
Mary E. Creed
Thomas Edison State College
The American Red Cross was founded by Clara Barton, an untrained nurse, in 1881. Barton first
became interested in the Red Cross when she travelled abroad during the Franco-Prussian War
(1870-71). While abroad Barton began volunteering with the Internatio
1. Discuss the impact of technology on nursing education and practice. (Helpful hint: QSEN
and TIGER readings)
Technology has impacted both nursing education and nursing practice in positive and negative
ways. Negative impact has been the lack of nursings
Consider technologys relevance to nursing. Why is technology something nurses should examine, analyze
and make recommendations for or against?
An article in American Nurse Today this month discusses a roundtable held to discuss the role nurses have in
Discuss the educational strategies you would use to develop a community teaching plan to
address the reduction of risk and promotion of health in the above situation in your community.
Which groups would you target? How would you evaluate the effectivenes
Rapid Rural Appraisal:
A Study of Gullah/Geechee
By Charles W. Jarrett, Ph.D.
David M. Lucas, Ph.D.
Demonstrate great African influences
Less genetically mixed than other blacks
Survived force labor of the plantation years