Top 20 most influential people in the nursing field posted on september 16, 2010 by linda this is the 2010 year of the nurse , and our list of the top 20 most influential people in the nursing field include two historic figures, a graduate student and others — all influential in their advocacy for patients and for fellow nurses around the world. 12 nurses who changed history by nursinguniformsnet april 06, 2011 next: 10 most influential female nurses of all time featured author: nursinguniformsnet nursinguniformsnet is a one stop shop of all your nursing scrubs requirements check their blog or follow them on twitter. Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of lifenurses may be differentiated from other health care providers by their approach to patient care, training, and scope of practicenurses practice in many specialties with differing levels of prescription.
Let's look at ten of the most influential nurses in history clara barton clara barton is known as america's angel of the battlefield while nursing during the civil war, barton was deeply affected by the lack of medical supplies available to the wounded soldiers barton took action and took medical supplies to the battlefield, nursing the. Nursing is not the easiest job you need to spend hours on your feet, miss important events at home, and face a lot of difficult people at work. The most influential nurses (infographic) most influential modern nurses [infographic] by the team at sunbelt staffing leave a reply cancel reply you have to agree to the comment policy comment name email website yes, add me to your mailing list test your nursing knowledge. Nurses play a critical role in our health care system did you know that a patient often sees a nurse before any doctor and many nurses around the world help perform life-saving work and offer comfort to those in need, even in times of conflict according to the us census bureau there were 35.
Most influential nurses of the last 60 years named in the nt diamond 20 5 december, 2008 the 20 most influential nurses of the last 60 years, or their representatives, gathered at a gala reception held at barts hospital in london last night to celebrate the nt diamond 20. The 100 most influential people in healthcare honors those who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of modern healthcare to be the most influential individuals in the industry, in terms of leadership and impact. Developed the nursing theory (1897 to 1996) known as the first lady of nursing, virginia avenel henderson can be considered as the most famous nurse of the 20th century, with all her contributions and influence to american and international nursing education, practice, research as well as its implications. Top 10 famous nurses 8 by ash grant on august 18, 2010 history, people in today’s world, nursing is a very popular field of study and a career as a nurse is becoming more and more demanding however, it took decades for the career to actually gain some sort of credit and recognition.
As you have discovered through this course, nurses are influential members of the community and the political system therefore, for the purposes of this assignment you will identify a problem or concern in your community, organization, etc that has the capacity to be legislated. Nurses famous 19th century nurses find out more about the greatest 19th century nurses, including florence nightingale, margaret sanger, vera brittain, clara barton and edith cavell. Top 25 most influential nurses to follow on twitter brittney wilson, bsn, rn, is a popular and influential social media personality in the nursing community she is a blogger, national speaker and award winning author @missfnp sara marlow is a licensed family nurse practitioner,. Becoming influential: a guide for nurses dorrie k fontaine , rn, dnsc dorrie k fontaine is associate dean for academic programs at the school of nursing, university of california, san francisco. Influential nurses of world war ii by: nichole moyer when the war began with the bombing of pearl harbor in 1941, recruitment for nurses to join the military had already begun in 1940, as the second world war loomed in americas future, the american nurses association, along with other nursing organizations, formed the nursing.
Alberta hunter, one of the most influential jazz and blues singers of the 20th century, worked as a licensed practical nurse for over 20 years alberta hunter in her nurses uniform at goldwater memorial hospital before her retirement in 1977. In 1925, breckinridge founded the frontier nursing service (fns), a team of nurse-midwives devoted to bringing general and maternal care (including prenatal and postnatal care) to people living in the appalachian mountains of eastern kentucky the fns nurses traveled by horseback to deliver babies and provide family care, accepting little money (or barter) as payment. Most evolutionary nursing pioneers go unnoticed during their time, yet later recognized as shaping the art of caregiving  these zealous figures apply courage to their convictions and advancements to the profession in extraordinary ways by exposing new concepts to nurse practitioners and regulatory associations, as noted by american nurse today.
Nurses impact lives every day but once in a while, a nurse comes along who touches the lives of the world and not just her patients these women went above and beyond for the field of nursing they served in wars, broke down racial barriers and campaigned for women’s rights they have become role. “the four nurses on modern healthcare’s 100 most influential people list this year are transformative and visionary leaders, and some of the brightest lights in the nursing world,” said susan b hassmiller, phd, rn, faan, the robert wood johnson foundation senior adviser for nursing “they are role models. To be influential, nurses must see themselves as professionals with the capacity and responsibility to influence current and future healthcare delivery systems the nursing profession is based on the science of human health and the science of caring. In honor of african american history month, travel nursing central would like to recognize a handful of the amazing african american nurses from throughout history according to a department for professional employees 2012 fact sheet, african american rns make up just 104% of the nursing population.
Discussion is heroism a legitimate part of nursing, or are nurses simply 'just doing their job' even when facing extreme personal danger in this paper i explore the place and relevance of heroism in contemporary nursing. Plenty of famous nurses have changed the course of history thanks to their dedicated work unleash your inner history buff and get to know these nine famous nurses who influenced the history of america you’ll be fascinated by the impact their hard work and accomplishments have had on an entire nation. 11 women warriors of world war ii by miss cellania whittle was a flight nurse with the 813th medical air evacuation squadron, and had logged over 500 hours the most famous was when she.