Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, is considered an icon in nursing society today. Florence Nightingale, being born to a wealthy family in Florence, Italy, acquired most of her skills and knowledge from her dad. Nightingale was considered very intelligent and enjoyed learning an array of subjects from her father. When Florence first decided she wanted to be a nurse her family wasn’t happy with her because nursing was considered as
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.
ABSTRACT Florence Nightingale was born into a wealthy family; Nightingale was determined to enter nursing despite its low status at this time. Florence Nightingale was truly inspirational and changed the face of nursing from a mostly untrained profession to a highly skilled and well respected medical profession with very important responsibilities. She showed that trained nurses and good hygiene help sick people get better. She opened the first professional nursing school in history. It was because of the influence of Florence Nightingale that nursing as a profession became what it is today.
In 1883, Florence Nightingale was awarded the Royal Red Cross by Queen Victoria as a symbol of gratitude for the impact Nightingale had made on healthcare. The Red Cross was the utmost symbol of honor, and heightened Nightingale’s status in the health industry. Nursing in the nineteenth century was merely a joke. Every hospital in existence screamed disease in every crack and corner. Yet, when Nightingale was requested by the military to put together a team of her nurses for the Crimean war, death rates were quickly reduced from forty-two percent to two percent (Pulliam).
Jeffrey had nowhere to go, and was alone and lost; so they invited him to stay. Spinelli has developed Mrs. Beale to be very caring to her family and other people. Those of whom she doesn’t know, like Jeffrey. One of the pages that Spinelli has really developed Mrs. Beale as caring is on page 48. Mtrs.
Inspirational Individual: Elizabeth Blackwell Introduction to Elizabeth Blackwell Imagine a world where only men could do certain things. Only men could be farmers, only men could be construction workers, only men could be doctors. The world used to be this way, but Elizabeth Blackwell changed that. She became the first woman doctor in the US to graduate medical school. Elizabeth overcame obstacles, became inspired, and changed the world.
She studied under Ann Preston, the first female dean of Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, during Cole’s time there. The primary issue that several people had with her work was her duty as a sanitary visitor. Some did not see the purpose of having a sanitary visitor since he/she would not be providing the poor with the tools they need instead just informing them on how to stay sanitary. Cole faced many challenges and barriers during her career as a physician. In the 1860s, the United States was just adjusting to the end of the Civil War and African Americans were free but not treated equally.
Rosaleen was an very strong role model in Lily’s life. The author Sue Monk Kidd portrays it in the novel in many ways. Lily’s mother passed away and left when Lilly was just a little girl sitting at only 4 years old. Since that day Rosaleen decided too stepped in and showed her all the steps in life, even if she was there housekeeper but they still created such a strong bond. Rosaleen was a African American so lily did experience the racial hatred Rosaleen received but Lily did not care what color she was all she cared was what the person she was in the inside.
Doctors are prominent figures in many aspects of the world. They influence not only science, but history, math, art, religion, and even to politics. Horace Newton Allen was a medical missionary who went to Korea. Not only did he save thousand of lives, including those of a prince, but had managed to connect two countries, America and Korea. Horace first practiced his medical skills after gapsinjeongbyeon, when Prince Min Young Ik was badly injured.
The author reflects the sense of ethos playing the role of Florence Kelley. For example by being a political reformer who fought against children labor. Florence began her speech off with describing the daily routines of what the kids went through daily while working. She also expresses the types of job and hard laboring