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Timeline Of Nursing History
The 18th century was considered the Age of Reason. A lot of myths were contradicted by scientific fact.[7] 19th century[edit] Florence Nightingale
Florence Nightingale
(1820–1910)1810s[edit]1811 – The grand re-opening of Sydney Hospital
Sydney Hospital
(founded 1788 as a tent hospital). Convict men and women undertook the nursing.[1]1820s[edit]c
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Convalescent
Convalescence
Convalescence
is the gradual recovery of health and strength after illness or injury. It refers to the later stage of an infectious disease or illness when the patient recovers and returns to normal, but may continue to be a source of infection to others even if feeling better
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Clara Barton
Clarissa "Clara" Harlowe Barton (December 25, 1821 – April 12, 1912) was a pioneering nurse who founded the American Red Cross
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District Nurse
District Nurses work in the United Kingdom's National Health Service, managing care within the community and lead teams of community nurses and support workers.[1] The role requires registered nurses to take a NMC approved specialist practitioner course.[2] Duties generally include visiting house-bound patients and providing advice and care such as palliative care, wound management, catheter and continence care and medication support
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Sally Louisa Tompkins
Sally Louisa Tompkins (November 9, 1833 – July 25, 1916) was a humanitarian, nurse, and philanthropist. Many believe that she was also the only woman officially commissioned in the Confederate Army.[1] She is best-remembered for privately sponsoring a hospital in Richmond, Virginia to treat soldiers wounded in the American Civil War. Under her supervision she had the lowest death rate of any hospital Union or Confederate, during the Civil War. She has been remembered as the "Angel of the Confederacy".[2]Contents1 Early life 2 Angel of the Confederacy 3 After the War 4 Death, legacy 5 References 6 External linksEarly life[edit] Sally Tompkins was born at Poplar Grove in the Tidewater Region of Virginia's Middle Peninsula. She was the youngest of Colonel Christopher Tompkins' eight children. Colonel Tompkins eventually became a very wealthy merchant, doing business in Mathews County, Norfolk, and Richmond, Virginia
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Confederate States Of America
The Confederate States of America
Confederate States of America
(CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865. The Confederacy was originally formed by seven secessionist slave-holding states – South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas
Texas
– in the Lower South
Lower South
region of the United States, whose regional economy was heavily dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system that relied upon the labor of African-American slaves.[2] Each state declared its secession from the United States
United States
following the November 1860 election of Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
to the U.S. presidency on a platform which opposed the expansion of slavery into the western territories
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American Civil War
Union victoryDissolution of the Confederate States U.S. territorial integrity preserved Slavery abolished Beginning of the Reconstruction EraBelligerents United States  Confederate StatesCommanders and leaders Abraham Lincoln Ulysses S. Grant William T. Sherman David Farragut George B. McClellan Henry Halleck George Meade and others Jefferson Davis Robert E. Lee  J. E. Johnston  G. T. Beauregard  A. S
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Jane Currie Blaikie Hoge
Jane Currie Blaikie "A. K." Hoge (July 31, 1811 – August 26, 1890) was a welfare worker, fund raiser, and nurse during the American Civil War. She was a founder of a homeless shelter in Chicago before the war. After the war, she raised funds, helped organize and served on the board of trustees of the Evanston College for Ladies. She served as head of the Woman's Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions in the Northwest for thirteen years.Contents1 Early life 2 Social work career 3 Death and legacy 4 Notes 5 References 6 External linksEarly life[edit] Hoge born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 31, 1811 to George Dundas Blaikie and Mary Monroe. She was educated at the Young Ladies College in Philadelphia
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Union Army
American Indian Wars American Civil WarFort Sumter First Bull Run Wilson's Creek Forts Henry and Donelson Shenandoah South Mills Richmond Harpers Ferry Munfordville Shepherdstown Chambersburg Raid Mississippi River Peninsula Shiloh Jackson's Valley Campaign Second Bull Run South Mountain Antietam Hartsville Fredericksburg Stones River Chancellorsville Gettysburg Champion Hill Vicksburg siege Corydon Chickamauga Chattanooga Wilderness Atlanta Spotsylvania Sabine Pass New Hope Church Pickett's Mill Cold Harbor Plymouth Fort Pillow Petersburg siege Kennesaw Mountain Jonesborough Franklin Nashville Appomattox Court HouseCommandersCommander-in-Chief 16th President of the United States
United States
- Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
(1861-1865) 17th President Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson
(1865)General-in-Chief 1st: Winfield Scott 2nd: George B. McClellan 3rd: Henry W. Halleck Final: Ulysses S
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Linda Richards
Linda Richards
Linda Richards
(July 27, 1841 – April 16, 1930) was the first professionally trained American nurse.[1] She established nursing training programs in the United States
United States
and Japan, and created the first system for keeping individual medical records for hospitalized patients.[2]Contents1 Early life 2 Education 3 Career 4 Footnotes 5 References 6 External linksEarly life[edit] Richards was born Malinda Ann Judson Richards on July 27, 1841 in West Potsdam, New York. She was the youngest of three daughters of Betsy Sinclair Richards and Sanford Richards, a preacher, who named his daughter after the missionary Ann Hasseltine Judson
Ann Hasseltine Judson
in the hopes that she would follow in her footsteps. In 1845, Richards moved with her family to Wisconsin, where they owned some land
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Bellevue Hospital School Of Nursing
The Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing (HBSON) is the nursing school of Hunter College, a public university that is a constituent organization of the City University of New York (CUNY). It is located on the Brookdale Campus, at East 25th Street and 1st Avenue in Kips Bay, near Bellevue Hospital. The school is the flagship nursing program for CUNY.[1]Contents1 History 2 Academic programs2.1 Undergraduate Programs 2.2 Graduate Programs 2.3 Post-Master's Certificates 2.4 Doctorate in Nursing3 Accreditation 4 Organizations 5 Ranking 6 ReferencesHistory[edit] The nation's first nursing school based on Florence Nightingale's principles, the Training School for Nurses, opened at Bellevue in 1873. Sister Helen Bowdin of the All Saints Sisterhood in London was the first Superintendent. In 1952, the administration of the Bellevue Schools of Nursing and the Bellevue Hospital Nursing Service was split for the first time with Associate Directors
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Mary Eliza Mahoney
Mary Eliza Mahoney (May 7, 1845 – January 4, 1926) was the first African American to study and work as a professionally trained nurse in the United States, graduating in 1879. Mahoney was one of the first African Americans to graduate from a nursing school, and she prospered in a predominantly white society. She also challenged discrimination against African Americans in nursing.[1] In 1908, Mahoney co-founded the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses (NACGN) with Adah B. Thoms. This organization attempted to uplift the standards and everyday lives of African-American registered nurses
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Bloemfontein
Bloemfontein
Bloemfontein
(/ˈbluːmfɒnˌteɪn/;[3][4] Afrikaans: [ˈblumfɔntəi̯n]; Afrikaans
Afrikaans
and Dutch previously "fountain of flowers" or "blooming fountain;"
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American Red Cross
The American Red Cross
American Red Cross
(ARC), also known as the American National Red Cross,[4] is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief and education in the United States
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Biddy Mason
Bridget "Biddy" Mason (August 15, 1818 – January 15, 1891) was an African-American
African-American
nurse and a Californian real estate entrepreneur and philanthropist. She is the founder of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles, California. She was born in Hancock County, Georgia.[1]Contents1 Early life 2 Moving west 3 Freedom 4 Los Angeles 5 Death and posthumous honors 6 See also 7 Notes 8 References 9 Further reading 10 External linksEarly life[edit] Biddy Mason
Biddy Mason
was born into slavery on August 15, 1818, in Hancock County, Georgia.[1] She was given the name Bridget with no surname and was later nicknamed Biddy. Bridget was given to Robert Smith and his bride as a wedding present. After the wedding, Smith took his new wife to Mississippi and moved his slaves there. Missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) proselytized in Mississippi
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Coimbra
Coimbra
Coimbra
(Portuguese pronunciation: [kuˈĩbɾɐ, ˈkwĩbɾɐ]; Proto-Celtic: *Corumbriga)[1]) is a city and a municipality in Portugal. The population at the 2011 census was 143,397,[2] in an area of 319.40 square kilometres (123.3 sq mi).[3] The fourth-largest urban centre in Portugal
Portugal
(after Lisbon, Porto, Braga), it is the largest city of the district of Coimbra, the Centro region and the Baixo Mondego
Baixo Mondego
subregion. About 460,000 people live in the Região de Coimbra, comprising 19 municipalities and extending into an area 4,336 square kilometres (1,674 sq mi). Among the many archaeological structures dating back to the Roman era, when Coimbra
Coimbra
was the settlement of Aeminium, are its well-preserved aqueduct and cryptoporticus
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