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Florence Nightingale Theory

from BBC Timelines

Florence Nightingale: Saving lives with statistics

Famous for her work in the military hospitals of the Crimea, Nightingale established nursing as a respectable profession for women.

from Nurseslabs

Florence Nightingale - Environmental Theory


Louise McManus, the first nurse to earn a Ph.D., was central to establishing schools of nursing in colleges and universities, which provided the fundamental basis for a nursing science to evolve. McManus created the Institute for Nursing Research at Teachers College, Columbia University, and worked tirelessly with the state boards of nursing, state legislators and national nursing organizations to develop a standardized national approach to nursing licensure.