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History of Nursing: The Development of a Profession

This program traces the evolution of nursing care into a profession. It covers nursing innovators, education, and issues in modern nursing.
Year:©2008
Producer:Insight Media
Keywords:history, nursing, nursing history, healthcare, hospital, Florence Nightingale, licensure, nursing education
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Flash Streaming  (STTS31-STR1) $ 129.00

License Period:  1 year
Running Time:  36 minutes
Closed Captioned:  Yes
Audio Described:  No

Additional information

Beginning with the contributions of Florence Nightingale, this DVD examines the evolution of nursing care into a profession. It considers the roles of nursing innovators and educators, the establishment of nursing schools and degrees, and the development of regulations and licensure. The program also explores issues in modern nursing practice. “[P]osesses a kinetic and intellectual energy that propels the story of nursing's development into an essential component of the healthcare system, and does so with a verve and style that will appeal to students,” Nursing History Review.