About This Issue ( 1.0.0 Edition)
The Fall 2021 Special Edition issue of the allnurses magazine focuses on Florence Nightingale - “The Lady With the Lamp,” the World’s Most Famous Nurse, the “Founder of Modern Nursing,” a True Visionary, and more… Her work during the Crimean War and beyond in the 1800s is legendary and was the basis for much of nursing today. Hence her label - the founder of Modern Nursing. Nursing has come a long way since Florence Nightingale’s time… and we still have a long way to go.
If Florence was alive today, what do you think she would say regarding the nursing profession, the healthcare system in general, and the challenges we are facing? It would certainly be interesting to hear what she would say about the COVID Pandemic and what some of her insights would be.
Unfortunately, she is not with us today, however, we can take a look back to see what she did during her lifetime and speculate what she might say today about the various challenges facing our profession and what we should do. The articles in Florence Nightingale Anthology come from allnurses members who were asked to think about the challenges nurses face today and consider what Florence Nightingale might say. What solutions would she recommend? Who better than Flo to add insights on ways to address today’s healthcare issues?
Read this unique Florence Nightingale Anthology to see how Florence Nightingale’s teachings and works are still relevant today even though she has been physically gone for 111 years.
What would Florence Nightingale say or recommend to us today? Most of Florence's life and work was actually done as a "Remote/Stay-at-Home Nurse" when she became bedridden at the young age…
This article examines the problem of noise pollution in the modern-day hospital through the eyes of Florence Nightingale.
This article is written from the view point of Florence Nightingale. The suggestions offered may be recommendations that she would give nurses in society today.
New nurses are often told to "fake it until they make it" but one key ingredient to nursing can't be faked: its purpose of caring for the whole patient.
What if you were lucky enough to spend a day with Florence Nightingale? Read on, it happened!
How the theories of Florence Nightingale have affected my work as a school nurse during a global pandemic.
Florence Nightingale, known as the Mother of Nursing, would certainly have some things to say about current nursing practices, culture, and challenges, both positive and negative. But why don't we reach back to the past and see how some of her sage advice might apply to us today?