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  • The Florence Baptistery

    a revival. Usually the artist or patron has a purpose such as modeling after a powerful culture or religious significance. They may slightly change or mix other styles to make the best of past and present. In Florence Italy there stands a baptistery. It resides west of the Florence Cathedral‚ which was modeled after the baptistery. The Cathedral began in 1296 by Arnolfo di Cambio. Although the two resemble each other‚ they are considered to be from two different styles. The Baptistery of

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  • Florence Cathedral

    In the Florence Cathedral‚ Florence‚ Italy‚ there is a cathedral church whose octagonal dome‚ built without the aid of scaffolding‚ was considered the greatest engineering feat of the early Renaissance. Dedicated to Santa Maria del Fiore‚ Our Lady of the Flower‚ it is also known as the Duomo‚ after the Italian word for cathedral. Created by many great Early Modern artists‚ this piece of architecture is a perfect example the Renaissance style. We can come to a better understanding of why this is so

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  • Florence Nightingale

    Polar Area Diagrams of Florence Nightingale If you read the article on Florence Nightingale in “The Children’s Book of Famous Lives”1 you will not learn that she had to battle with her parents to be allowed to study Mathematics. If you read the Ladybird book “Florence Nightingale”2 you will not discover that she was the first woman to be elected as a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. In looking around for an area of research I was intrigued to discover that Florence Nightingale‚ who I always

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  • Florence Nightingale

    Florence Nightingale is remembered throughout the world for her heroic‚ almost superhuman labors in the field of nursing. Florence Nightingale was born in Italy in 1820 and was named Florence after her birthplace. A brilliant child‚ Florence attained outstanding academic achievement in her years attending school. Florence grew up to be a lively and attractive young woman‚ admired in her families elite social circle and was expected to make a good marriage‚ but Florence had other concerns.

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    Florence Nightingale Kayla McDonald‚ RN Western Kentucky University Florence Nightingale A Revolutionary Nurse Leader Florence Nightingale was a revolutionary nurse leader in her time. She was an activist for the “sick poor” (Monteiro‚ 1985‚ p. 181) who had the forethought‚ organization‚ planning‚ skills‚ knowledge‚ and determination to accomplish great strides in public health and nurse training. She was not just an activist for a specific gender or race‚ but she was an advocate

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    hear the name‚ Florence Nightingale my ears wander around interested. She became one of the people I now idolize. Her passion for nursing was beyond belief because when she approached her parents and told them about her nursing ambition‚ they were not pleased but on 1844 she pursued her first goal and enrolled as a nursing student despite the displease of her parents and how becoming a nurse itself was such a low position for women; she believed that nursing was her calling… Florence Nightingale

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    Florence Nightingale: The Founder of Modern Nursing Abstract Florence Nightingale believed that the nursing profession was “God’s calling” for her. Regardless‚ of the reputation that nurses had. Hospitals were dirty‚ smelly‚ overcrowded places that were full of diseases. Her focus was on the patients ’ health. She realized that once the patients were clean and genuinely cared for‚ their health improved. She made sure that the hospitals were clean. In which helped diseases from spreading

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    Florence Nightingale Introduction AGD: Nursing has been impacting our country for decades. One of the most influential leaders in nursing history is Florence Nightingale. “I am of certain convinced that the greatest heroes are those who do their duty in the daily grind of domestic affairs whilst the world whirls as a maddening dreidel.” Connect with Audience: Florence Nightingale had a major impact on the development of medicine by changing the way nurses were viewed and creating higher

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    world… “I stand at the altar of the murdered men and while I live I shall fight their cause.” These words‚ spoken by Florence Nightingale‚ very neatly sum up her life`s ambitions. She was born on May 12‚ 1820‚ into a family of “new money” which was trying to fit in with Victorian society‚ where working was considered undignified and women were supposed to be frail. Florence went against these rules and went on to seek a career in nursing‚ despite her family’s disapproval. Up to that time nurses

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    in detail about the life of Florence Nightingale‚ her contributions and achievements in nursing. It also focuses on how she has influenced nursing today. Nightingale was a great believer in environmental cleanliness and communal hygiene. She believed that the simple things are the key to good nursing care. Although her approach is fairly simple‚ the implications of her work are insightful and have relevant meaning today in nursing practice. Biographical Data Florence Nightingale‚ also known as

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