Florence Nightingale Impact On Nursing

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Florence Nightingale was a legend in her period and was one of the greatest modernizers in nursing. In her 90 years, she accomplished great things in the nursing field. Her accounts of nursing health, environment, and humanity are outstanding and still accurate to this day. Nightingale transformed nursing and changed the way nursing was regarded. She still impacts nursing today and issues during her time continues to persist.
Florence Nightingale was born on May 12, 1820, in Florence, Italy. In her early life, Florence found it essential to help the sick people in her community. As the years passed, Florence saw that nursing was her impending duty, and she felt that it was her divine purpose. Her parents were not moved by her plans to become a nurse and even ban her to pursue nursing. Nursing was frowned upon in the 1800’s, notably, of a woman with her social background. Florence chose nursing over marriage when she was 17. She knew that nursing would come first before marriage at this time in her life. Regardless of the discontentment from her parents, Florence set out to chase her dreams of becoming a nurse and registered as a nursing student at the Lutheran Hospital of Pastor Fliedner in Kaiserswerth, Germany.
Nightingale was recognized as the first nursing theorist and modern nursing was started in the middle of the 18th century. She educated herself and trained for nursing at the age of
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