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PERSPECTIVES ON NURSING

PERSPECTIVES ON NURSING

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  1. PERSPECTIVES ON NURSING

  2. DEFINITION • Latin Nutrix - meaning to nourish • Art and Science of Caring for Others • Central component to nursing definition and practice is the patient • Why we are

  3. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES • Animism - theory to explain illness. • Evil Spirits • Early Civilizations • Early Christian Period • End of the Middle Ages • Florence Nightingale • Clara Barton

  4. NURSING EDUCATION • Kaiserwerth, Germany • Linda Richards • 1892 first class of formally trained PNs • Mississippi first state to offer licensure • New York was first state to require licensure

  5. LEVELS OF EDUCATION • Licensed Practical Nurse • Registered Nurse • Diploma • Associate Degree • Baccalaureate Degree • Advanced Practice Nurse • Certification • Masters • Doctorate

  6. PROFESSION? • Occupation • Profession • Discipline

  7. AIMS OF NURSING • Promote Health • Prevent Illness • Restore Health • Facilitate Coping

  8. PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS • ANA • NLN • AACN • Specialty organization • NSNA

  9. WHERE ARE WE GOING? • Nursing Shortage • Evidence Based Practice • Culturally Competent Nursing • Community Based Nursing • Decreased Length of Hospital Stay • Aging Population • More Chronic Health Needs • Independent Practice