Critical Analysis Of Nursing Industry

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Analysis of the Nurse Industry
Nursing is a profession focusing on healthcare on a personal and public scale. This industry for centuries nurses have been a practice, however it wasn’t till Florence Nightingale that nursing became an established as a profession, she created the foundations of modern nursing. What It Is and What It Is Not (1860) by Nightingale were the first documented notes on the philosophy of nursing (Crisp, Douglas, Rebeiro & Waters, 2009). Following that she founded the Nightingale Training School for Nurses; the first institution for nursing. The school works with St. Thomas ' Hospital in London and taught midwifery and domiciliary care ("The Impact of Florence Nightingale on Nursing |", 2010) Primitively, nursing was seen a low-status job, it focused on the care of ill patients, learning as they did the job since there was no qualifications required to enter the industry (Clores, 2016). Consequently, no qualifications also lead to a hierarchical system, nurses who spent more time in the industry climbing higher in the ranks. Maben and Griffths best summaries the nurses of today’s society in Nurses in society: starting the debate (2008) as “leaders of policy making and healthcare system, partners in a multidisciplinary industry and practitioners of healthcare” (Maben & Griffiths, 2008). Nursing today is respected a profession. Continually the most trusted profession with high ethics and honestly has been awarded to nursing ("Roy Morgan
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