Men in Nursing Historical Timeline - page 3

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Men in Nursing: A Historical Time Line The world's first nursing school founded in India about 250 B.C. Only men were considered "pure" enough to become nurses. Ancient Rome The term "nosocomial" meaning "hospital... Read More

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    "But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed , came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him, And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him. And on the morrow when he departed , he took out two pence, and gave them to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more , when I come again , I will repay thee." - (Luke 10:33-35)

    This was not only one of the first examples of male nursing, but also the dawn of co-pay and emergency transport, AND patients confusing a hospital with a hotel....
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    Wow, it's great to read about the history
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    Bump...great reading