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    The Mother of The American Red Cross Association Over time, the history of health care in America has changed exponentially as a result of the hard work and dedication of courageous and inspirational nurses. One nurse in particular that stands out from the rest is Clara Barton. She is most famously known as the founder of the American Red Cross and National First Aid Association. Barton was an exceptional nurse that sacrificed her own well-being for the sake of helping others in need. She was able to rise to the occasion throughout her lifetime by learning from her accomplishments and tribulations that helped guide her toward breaking the common stigma of women in the 19th century. Clara Barton was born on December 25, 1821 in North Oxford,…

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    The Life of Clara Barton The organization of American Red Cross has changed lives of those who are in need, by providing emergency assistance throughout the United States and worldwide. Clara Barton has found the organization during her journey in Europe, and she acknowledges the work done by the International Red Cross. Throughout the history, she is one of the many influential people who are recognize for their work in improving health care quality. The work done by her has left a legacy, and…

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    highly paid lecturers of that time…” which helped popularize her name and her dedication. Later this would prove to assisted her in her founding the American Red Cross. After Clara’s two years of touring, following nervous exhaustion which left her temporarily blind, doctors told her to go to Europe in hopes she would finally relax and rest. However, in Geneva, Switzerland, she learned about the Red Cross. The Red Cross at that time was only in Europe and called for protection of the sick and…

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    The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that was founded on May 21, 1881 in Washington, D.C. The American Red Cross provides services and support within five critical areas: Biomedical Services that facilitate services to collect, process, and distribute blood products; Service to the Armed Forces that provides support to military service members and their families; Preparedness & Health & Safety Services that offers education and training on health and safety topics; Disaster…

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    Clara Barton was not only able to create equal opportunity for men and women but she also founded the American Red Cross. After Barton was done nursing in the Civil War in 1866 she was able to receive a grant for thirty thousand dollars that she used to continue her work and found the American Red Cross. (Whitelaw, 58) Before she started the American Red Cross, in 1867 she started doing lecture tours for women's rights and she met two women's rights champions; Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B.…

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    Protocol III is an amendment protocol to the Geneva Conventions relating to the adoption of an Additional Distinctive Emblem which was enacted in 2005. Under this new protocol, the protective sign of the Red Crystal can be displayed by medical and religious personnel during times of conflict and war. This means that it can be used in the place of the traditional Red Cross, or Red Crescent symbols. Persons who choose to display this symbol are performing humanitarian duties and therefore must be…

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    being the most trustworthy and caring careers. For a long time nurses have tend to make an impact on the society by helping them and making a difference that last a life time. Throughout history there has been numerous nursing leaders that have created a great image for the nursing profession. Clara Barton was one of those many nurses that made a significant impact on the world; and is still making a difference to this day. Clara Barton’s bravery and success to save people has shaped the view on…

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    As previously stated, the program was originally designed to aid in both natural and human caused emergencies, and it continues to do so today. However, it is now known for its primary focus on blood donations. Roughly 4 million people come together annually to aid those in need, contributing over 40% of blood in America alone. In addition, Clara's legacy works to help military families adjust to the separation and other difficulties the service causes in both times of war and peace. Those…

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    Humanitarian Services People all over the world are suffering from the effects of natural disasters, poverty, and war. There are two humanitarian organizations that offer a number of programs to assist those in need. The Cooperative for Assistance Relief Everywhere or C.A.R.E and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies or I.F.R.C, are two organizations that over relief to people all over the globe. Each of these organizations have several different programs…

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    the most influential Americans in the Civil War era. She was the founder of the American Red Cross which has helped millions of people get their lives back after tragedy. Barton had learned her vital nursing skills in her early years when her brother became injured from a farming accident and she stayed home from school for 2 years to nurse him back to health. Barton continued her skills when she went to become a teacher at the age of 16 to inspire and educate children. The American Red Cross is…

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