How Did Florence Nightingale Influence Nursing

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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. Nurses today owe Florence Nightingale great respect for paving the way. In January 1974, 12 May was chosen to celebrate the day as it is the anniversary
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