Presentation on theme: "Florence Nightingale: Founder of Modern Nursing Born May 12, 1820Died August 13, 1910."— Presentation transcript:
Florence Nightingale: Founder of Modern Nursing Born May 12, 1820Died August 13, 1910
1854 Crimean War- 38 nurses Established sanitary conditions and reduced mortality rate. Founded Nightingale Training School for nurses at St.Thomas Hospital Nightingale Principles Prevention is better than a cure. Teaching is a part of nursing. American Schools founded on Nightingale Plan - 1873 Bellevue Hospital Training School - New York Boston Training School for Nurses - Massachusetts Connecticut Training School for Nurses – New Haven Influence on Modern Nursing
Quote from Nightingale Quote from Nightingale "At Florence Nightingale's house, London. July the 30th. eighteen hundred and ninety. When I am no longer even a memory, just a name, I hope my voice may perpetuate the great work of my life. God bless my dear old Comrades at Balaclava and bring them safe to shore."