Historical Development of Nursing
Create a 700- to 1,050-word timeline paper of the historical development of nursing science, starting with Florence Nightingale and continuing to the present.
Format the timeline however you wish, but the word count and assignment requirements must be met.
Include the following in your timeline:
• Explain the historical development of nursing science by citing specific years, theories, theorists, and events in the history of nursing.
• Explain the relationship between nursing science and the profession.
• Include the influences on nursing science of other disciplines, such as philosophy, religion, education, anthropology, the social sciences, and psychology.
Prepare to discuss your timeline with your Learning Team or in class.
Format all references consistent with APA guidelines.
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Nursing Theories. The Base for Professional Nursing Practice, Sixth Edition
Chapter 2: Nursing Theory and Clinical Practice
ISBN: 9780135135839 Author: Julia B. GeorgeRN, PhD copyright © 2011 Pearson Education lorence Nightingale believed that the force for healing resides within the human being and that, if the environment is appropriately supportive, humans will seek to heal themselves. Her 13 canons indicate the areas of environment of concern to nursing. These are ventilation and warming, health of houses (pure air, pure water, efficient drainage, cleanliness, and light), petty management (today known as continuity of care), noise, variety, taking food, what food, bed and bedding, light, cleanliness of rooms and walls, personal cleanliness, chattering hopes and advices, and observation of the sick.
Hildegard E. Peplau focused on the interpersonal relationship between the