This page of the essay has words. Download the full version above. Florence Nightingale, known by many as the Lady with the Lamp Selanders, , was a social reformer and the founder of modern nursing. She was raised in a wealthy and privileged background; as a result, she was expected by her mother, Frances Nightingale, to marry and become a housewife Selanders, Florence, however, had different plans. Nightingale was religious, and at the age of 16 she began experiencing calls from God.
Florence Nightingale was born on May 12, in Florence, Italy. She came from a wealthy family. As a child she had a vivid imagination, was considered a dreamer and often dreamed of helping others. Nightingale was well educated, a benefit of her family s wealth and her fathers belief in education, even for women. She studied all of the basic subjects, such as history, math, philosophy, science, music and art. She also learned five different languages.
Introduction Nurses are one of the most important people in the healthcare system. They handle just about everything that involves direct client care. They are also in charge of administering medication to clients under the order of the doctor or nurse practitioner. Sadly, the number of incidences involving medication errors are quite high.
Assignment Instructions: a. Identify the nurse leader select from list below and provide rationale for your selection. Description of the historical evolution of the theory or progression of the leader in the profession.