Florence Nightingale Contributions

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Register to read the introduction… She was born on May 12, 1820. She went to Kaiserwerth in Germany to learn about nursing in 1851. In 1853, she was given her first job to reorganize a small hospital in London. She did an excellent job! In 1854, she sailed with thirty four other nurses to Turkey, so that she could help the wounded soldiers. The wounded soldiers called her “Lady with the Lamp” because she spent her nights giving personal care to them. In 1859, Florence published a book called “Notes on Hospitals”, which focused on how to properly run civilian hospitals. In 1860, she opened the Nightingale Training School for Nurses at ST. Thomas Hospital. Florence interviewed and supervised every single student. In 1908, she received the merit of honor by King Edward. At thirty eight years old, she was permanently bedridden and she continued to work from her bedside. She died on August 13, 1910. Florence Nightingale devoted her life to preventing disease and caring for the poor and suffering. …show more content…
She was born on September 6, 1860. She is the first woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. She is also the founder of the Settlement House Movement. She was a charter member of the NAACP. She attended the Rockford Seminary for young ladies and excelled in her studies. Jane and her partner (Ellen Starr) went to Europe and she discovered that social work was her calling. She was the creator, innovator, and the leader of The Hull House. The Hull House offered medical care, child care, and legal aid to the public. It also provided classes for immigrants to learn English, vocational skills, music, art, and drama. In 1893, Jane and her fellow workers went before the state of Illinois to examine laws governing child labor, the factory inspection

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