Clarissa Harlowe Barton, although she preferred to go by Clara. was born on December 25, 1821, in Oxford, Massachusetts. She was a nurse during the Civil War and when she traveled to Europe she worked with a relief organization called the International Red Cross and wanted to bring the same type of organization to America. Barton lived a life of service to others and had a strong heart and passion for providing relief to those in need. I chose her because her life serves as a model to my own; I strive to live a life of caring for others.
For the most part, they lived a very normal young childhood. When Helen was nineteen months old, she got a severe illness that doctors could not identify. People think the illness may have been scarlet fever or meningitis. Kate Keller became anxious, doing everything to comfort Helen. Once Kate had Helen’s fever under control she started to realize signs of deafness and blindness.
Later she dropped out of high school when her mother got seriously ill. This topic is important because this is when she was taught independence and how to use the things she learned when she was in school in real life. Parks helped with the household chores not only because her mother was teaching most of the time, but because her mother and both of her grandparents were not in good health parks often took care of everyone (Rosa parks activist 523). For example, when her mother got very ill Rosa dropped out of high school to take care of her. As she grew up, her family helped mold her into the women who stood up for
Decades later, her adopted son would repay her kindness by saving her life. Introduction: When Helen and Mark Woods ' son was only a newborn, they lost him due to medical negligence. After such a traumatic event, the couple was unable to have another child. Instead of trying to have a biological child of their own, they decided to become foster parents. Over the years, 125 foster children would live at their home.
Because many towns became battlefields during the war, local women often inadvertently became frontline nurses. Hospitals were set up anywhere: churches, homes, town halls, and streets. Other women left their homes to care for wounded troops on the front lines, seeing battle and its ravages
Florence choose to take a different path. Florence was an important leader and left a legacy for multiple reasons, the most noticed are that she helped in the Crimean war, cared for her patients, and advanced modern medicine. Florence was best known for her work in the Crimean war. For instance, an article about Florence on NCBI stated that during the Crimean War, she took 38 nurses to the war hospital and worked to heal the wounded soldiers. Furthermore, Biography.com states, “During the Crimean War, she and a team of nurses improved the unsanitary conditions at a British base hospital, reducing the death count by two-thirds.” Marjie Bloy wrote “Nightingale offered her services to the War Office on 14 October but her friend Sidney Herbert — the Secretary for War — already had written to her, suggesting that she should go out to the Crimea.” All of these quotes state that she went to help in the hospital in the Crimean war.
She battled health issues, possible death, and getting caught in order to help others that were in the same situation she came from. Harriet could have escaped and never looked back, but she chose to risk her life to help others even after her passing. It took many years before she a memorial and the proper recognition was given to her, which is why I included the last paragraph in this paper. There is a familiar name of a current president listed in statement below. As it is evident, it took many years before she was recognized.
Becoming a Nurse Anesthetist The history of nursing began in modern Europe where hospitals were beginning to be seen. Over the years, a woman named Florence Nightindale created nursing to be a lifetime profession. In result she established her own nursing school Nightingale Training School at St. Thomas ' Hospital which opened on July 9 1860 she began writing her own curriculums. Nightindale was known to be one of the most courageous women because of her service in the Crimean War, she trained the women who also volunteered. Furthermore, the profession of nursing grew which created many different types of nurses.
In Case Study 12.1, is about Nicky. Around the age of 6 month, Nicky was mistreated by her father leading to her becoming blind, deaf, and dependent on technology to get food and liquids. Nicky’s grandmother, Vera petitioned for custody of Nicky. Charlette, Nick’s mother, is still very much involved in her daughter’s life. Charolette’s grandparents have moved from Mississippi to help raise Nicky.
The youngest daughter was extremely close with her father. Not having her father around and being bullied at school for the past yea, she decided to take her own life. Jane is now not only grieving the loss of her husband but now her youngest daughter. Jane finds herself overwhelmed with sadness and guilt. A friend of Jane’s has suggested that she partake in therapy.