Module 1

  1. What is Florence Nightingale known for?
    During the Crimean War, she studied and implemented methods to increase battelfied sanitation, which reduced illness, infection and mortality rates.

    • (used evidence to direct practice)
  2. Who is the "Lady with the Lamp?"
    Florence Nightingale
  3. Who developed the first organized program for training nurses and what was it called?
    Florence Nightingale and the Nightingale Training School for Nurses at St. Thomas Hospital in London
  4. What was Clara Barton known for?
    Tending to the wounded during the Civil War and founding the American Red Cross.
  5. What did each of the following do during the Civil War:
    Dorethea Lynde Dix, Harriet Tubman, Mary Ann Ball?
    • Dorthea Lynde Dix: superintendent of the female nurses of the Union army, appointed nurses, organized hospitals, and  regulated supplies to troops
    • Harriet Tubbman: active in the Underground Railroad
    • Mary Ann Ball (Mother Bickerdyke): organized ambulance services and walked abandoned battefields at night
  6. Who was the first African American trained nurse and what was she known for?
    Mary Mahoney: concerned with relationships between cultures and races, noted nursing leader who brought forth an awareness of cultural diversity and a respect for the individual, regardless of background, race, color or religion
  7. What is Isabel Hampton Robb known for?
    Helped found the Nurses Associated Alumnae of the US and Canada (became the ANA in 1911) author of many nursing textbooks.
  8. What were Lillian Wald and Mary Brewster known for?
    Opening a healthcare facility centered on helping the poor which enabled the first acts of autonomy in practice due to situations requiring quick and innovative problem solving and critical thinkning with out the supervision of a physician.
  9. What did Mary Nutting do?
    She was instrumental in the affiliation of nursing education with universities.
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Module 1
History of Nursing