Chapter 2: The History and Social Context of Nursing
1. Which early nursing leader founded the first training school for nurses that would later become a
model for early nursing education?
a. Dorothea Dix
b. Florence Nightingale
Nursing Roles in Society
1. Describe social, political and economic factors that have influenced
2. Discuss the influence that Florence Nightingale and early nursing leaders
had on nursing and health care.
1. Which of the following could eventually change the historical status
of nursing as a female-dominated profession?
a. More men graduating from baccalaureate and higher
b. The proportion of men in nursing beginning to increase
c. More mal
Communication is more than just the sharing or exchanging of ideas and
information. It is a dynamic interchange between communicators. It
includes both verbal and nonverbal interactions and is an essential component
of nursing practice.
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Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
_ 1. Which of the following was recognized earliest as a true profession?
c. Social work
_ 2. Wh