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History of Nursing

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY School of Nursing & Health Studies ALEGACY OF Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies has a long tradition of preparing morally reflective health care leaders and scholars. The CARING FOR THE school's mission is to educate professionals who strive to improve the health and well-being of all people while emphasizing sensitivity to cultural differences and issues of injustice. WHOLE PERSON. MILESTONES IN NURSING and GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING & HEALTH STUDIES' HISTORY early 1800s 1800s Hospitals are established in populous regions, such as large cities, but there is little to no standard of care. 1854 Florence Nightingale leads a team of nurses who bring aid to British soldiers on the front lines of the Crimean War. She later returns home to develop the first nursing education programs in British hospitals. 1898 GU 1893 Georgetown University Hospital opens. Lillian Wald founds the Henry Street Settlement House, which offers health care and social services to disadvantaged populations in New York City's Lower East Side. This is the foundation for the development of public health nursing. FIVE THOIISAND BY JUNE 1900s 1903 GU The Georgetown University Hospital Training School for Nurses- now known as Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies- is founded. The first class of eight students graduates three years later. GRADUATE NURSES YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU 1914-1918 Throughout World War I, 23,000 nurses care for military personnel in the United States and overseas. 1950 mid- 1900s 1939-1945 Staff nursing, or "general duty" nursing, becomes the chief nursing occupation. During World War II, 78,000 nurses care for military For the first time, personnel in the United States and overseas. hospitals begin to hire nurses 1951 Georgetown University Hospital Training School for as permanent staff. VOLUNTEER VICTORY Nurses is established as an independent school within the university. The school also introduces a four-year baccalaureate program with a nursing major. 1972 Offer your services to your RED CROSS Georgetown receives a federal grant and plans the launch of a certificate program 1956 GU 1960s St. Mary's Hall is dedicated on Georgetown University's in Nurse-Midwifery, which has since grown Substantial federal financial support for nursing education becomes available, into a master of campus. Today, it is still the home of the university's School of Nursing & science program. and advanced nursing practice, such as nurse practitioners and ICU nurses, Health Studies. begins to emerge. 1995 GU Nursing alumna Patricia Grady (NHS'67) is named director of the National Institute of Nursing Research. 2000 GU 2000s The school is renamed the School of 2002 GU Nursing & Health Studies (NHS) to reflect the addition of new academic Georgetown's St. Mary's Hall is fully renovated to programs in other health-related fields. include the innovative O'Neill Family Foundation Clinical Simulation Center. The center allows nursing students to apply theory in a non- threatening environment and prepares them for real-life clinical situations. 2003 GU NHS forms academic departments in Health Systems Administration, Human Science, International Health, 2006 GU NHS opens the Discovery Cen- ter, a 3,000-square-foot research and teaching laboratory equipped for the study of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, biochemistry, and genetics. and Nursing. NURSING@GEORGETOWN 2011 GU Nursing@Georgetown, the university's first online degree program, is launched. The innovative graduate-level nursing program integrates live, online seminars with community-based clinical placements. 2012 GU NHS confers 206 bachelor of science degrees in health care management & policy, human science, international health, and nursing at the 2012 commencement ceremony. "Whether you are making scientific discoveries, providing clinical care, analyzing health policy, or engaging in public health activities on a global scale, we know you will conduct yourselves with an orientation toward the common good of society." Martin Y. Iguchi, Ph.D., Dean and Professor Excerpted from his 2012 Commencement Address GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY School of Nursing & Health Studies SOURCES: http://nhs.georgetown.edu/about http://online.nursing.georgetown.edu/wp-content/ uploads/gtown-campus-1.png http://nhs.georgetown.edu/about/history/mission http://nhs.georgetown.edu/research/CHERITH http://maps.georgetown.edu/stmaryshall http://nhs.georgetown.edu/nursing/oneill http://nhs.georgetown.edu/humanscience/discovery Woolley, Alma S. (2001). Leaning, Faith, and Caring: History of the Georgetown University School of Nursing, 1903-2000. http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/nhhc/Welcome%20Page%20Content/ American%20Nursing.pdf GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY School of Nursing & Health Studies ALEGACY OF Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies has a long tradition of preparing morally reflective health care leaders and scholars. The CARING FOR THE school's mission is to educate professionals who strive to improve the health and well-being of all people while emphasizing sensitivity to cultural differences and issues of injustice. WHOLE PERSON. MILESTONES IN NURSING and GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING & HEALTH STUDIES' HISTORY early 1800s 1800s Hospitals are established in populous regions, such as large cities, but there is little to no standard of care. 1854 Florence Nightingale leads a team of nurses who bring aid to British soldiers on the front lines of the Crimean War. She later returns home to develop the first nursing education programs in British hospitals. 1898 GU 1893 Georgetown University Hospital opens. Lillian Wald founds the Henry Street Settlement House, which offers health care and social services to disadvantaged populations in New York City's Lower East Side. This is the foundation for the development of public health nursing. FIVE THOIISAND BY JUNE 1900s 1903 GU The Georgetown University Hospital Training School for Nurses- now known as Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies- is founded. The first class of eight students graduates three years later. GRADUATE NURSES YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU 1914-1918 Throughout World War I, 23,000 nurses care for military personnel in the United States and overseas. 1950 mid- 1900s 1939-1945 Staff nursing, or "general duty" nursing, becomes the chief nursing occupation. During World War II, 78,000 nurses care for military For the first time, personnel in the United States and overseas. hospitals begin to hire nurses 1951 Georgetown University Hospital Training School for as permanent staff. VOLUNTEER VICTORY Nurses is established as an independent school within the university. The school also introduces a four-year baccalaureate program with a nursing major. 1972 Offer your services to your RED CROSS Georgetown receives a federal grant and plans the launch of a certificate program 1956 GU 1960s St. Mary's Hall is dedicated on Georgetown University's in Nurse-Midwifery, which has since grown Substantial federal financial support for nursing education becomes available, into a master of campus. Today, it is still the home of the university's School of Nursing & science program. and advanced nursing practice, such as nurse practitioners and ICU nurses, Health Studies. begins to emerge. 1995 GU Nursing alumna Patricia Grady (NHS'67) is named director of the National Institute of Nursing Research. 2000 GU 2000s The school is renamed the School of 2002 GU Nursing & Health Studies (NHS) to reflect the addition of new academic Georgetown's St. Mary's Hall is fully renovated to programs in other health-related fields. include the innovative O'Neill Family Foundation Clinical Simulation Center. The center allows nursing students to apply theory in a non- threatening environment and prepares them for real-life clinical situations. 2003 GU NHS forms academic departments in Health Systems Administration, Human Science, International Health, 2006 GU NHS opens the Discovery Cen- ter, a 3,000-square-foot research and teaching laboratory equipped for the study of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, biochemistry, and genetics. and Nursing. NURSING@GEORGETOWN 2011 GU Nursing@Georgetown, the university's first online degree program, is launched. The innovative graduate-level nursing program integrates live, online seminars with community-based clinical placements. 2012 GU NHS confers 206 bachelor of science degrees in health care management & policy, human science, international health, and nursing at the 2012 commencement ceremony. "Whether you are making scientific discoveries, providing clinical care, analyzing health policy, or engaging in public health activities on a global scale, we know you will conduct yourselves with an orientation toward the common good of society." Martin Y. Iguchi, Ph.D., Dean and Professor Excerpted from his 2012 Commencement Address GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY School of Nursing & Health Studies SOURCES: http://nhs.georgetown.edu/about http://online.nursing.georgetown.edu/wp-content/ uploads/gtown-campus-1.png http://nhs.georgetown.edu/about/history/mission http://nhs.georgetown.edu/research/CHERITH http://maps.georgetown.edu/stmaryshall http://nhs.georgetown.edu/nursing/oneill http://nhs.georgetown.edu/humanscience/discovery Woolley, Alma S. (2001). Leaning, Faith, and Caring: History of the Georgetown University School of Nursing, 1903-2000. http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/nhhc/Welcome%20Page%20Content/ American%20Nursing.pdf

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