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5 Nurses Who Changed the Face of Healthcare

Hazel Your Name Here Florence DOROTHEA DIX CLARA BARTON Mary Eliza Mahoney Nightingale Brown How will YOU impact nursing? A renowned military nurse, she used her field knowledge to create the first mental health system in the United States. Known as the founder of modern nursing, she was an advocate for female participation in healthcare and treated patients regardless of class. As the first African American female nurse in the United States, her legacy created countless opportunities in healthcare for women of color. She was the first African American As a nurse and humanitarian, she created the standard for military care and treated the injured in the face of extreme danger. Chief of the Army Nursing Corps and the first African American female Enhancing your education is a life- changing experience that can help take your career to new heights. general in the U.S. Army. NURSES • Developed the Nightingale rose diagram, a pie chart used for identifying seasonal causes of mortality among military patients At The College Network®,our vision is • Served as Superintendent of Union Army Nurses during the Civil War • Served as a staff nurse for the U.S.Army in Japan and trained nurses on their way to Vietnam • Co-founded the National Named the "Angel of the Battlefield" for treating Civil War soldiers on the front lines Association of Colored Graduate Nurses in 1908 to enrich people's lives by empowering them with educational opportunities that 1927-2011 fit into their busy lifestyles. 1802-1887 • Created the North Carolina Medical Society for the mentally ill • Served as chief nurse at the Army hospital in Seoul, South Korea • Was an original member of the • Ran the Office of Missing Soldiers after the war Nurses Associated Alumnae of the United States and Canada (now • Founded the world's first secular nursing school, St. Thomas' Hospital in London, in 1860 Are you ready to make a lasting impact? WHO CHANGED THE FACE OF HEALTHCARE • Served as Director of Government Affairs for the American Nurses Association Lobbied state legislatures and the 1821–1912 the American Nurses Association) 1820-1910 U.S. Congress to create the first American mental asylum • Founded the American Red Cross, holding the first meeting in her apartment 1845–1926 • Wrote the book Notes on Nursing that was popular with the general public and served as a teaching • Was among the first women in Boston to vote Call 800-395-3276 aid at the Nightingale School "I have learned to live each day as it comes, and not to borrow trauble by dreading tomorrow." "If you stand still and settle for the "How very little can be done under the spirit of fear." The surest test College NETWORK" of discipline, iş its absence." status quo, thats exactly what yau will hae." Delivering Quality and Innovation in Patient Care

5 Nurses Who Changed the Face of Healthcare

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Throughout history, there have been many nurses who have made a vital impact on the nursing profession. Many of these women pioneered advances in patient care and worked to make medical care more avai...


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