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  1. Version 1.0.0

    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 ...

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  2. Understanding Florence Coming from privilege, determined and passionate about helping those in need, she used her influence and intellectual voice to bring about change. At times that voice was pointed and harsh, her will strong. A study of Flore...
  3. I have been a school nurse for almost 30 years. During this time I have worked in several different school buildings, some very nice and some not so nice. In one of the schools where I was once assigned, in the small nurses' office, there was a lone ...
  4. Sisters and brothers of nursing, I see you and I am so proud of you. You are weary and I know your head and heart aches for many, many reasons. Please be sure to take time to rest. I did not, during my time at Scutari, and my body made up ...
  5. Okay, you're not going to believe this. I recently had the most remarkable experience of my life! I spent an entire day with...wait for it...Florence Nightingale! Yes I know, pretty far-fetched you might say, but really, it happened! You know, Floren...
  6. Nurses Week Contest: $1000 in Prizes! 5 Winners - Each Will Receive a $200 Amazon Gift Card 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 durin...
  7. The Nightingale Solution

    Florence Nightingale. The name is synonymous with nursing. She is the founder of modern nursing, a scientist, humanitarian, and above all, a patient advocate. She was certainly a woman who was way ahead of her time, a visionary and a leader. And, wha...
  8. Florence Nightingale, the lady with the lamp, the best in her days, this generation and perhaps in the generation yet unborn. There might have been nurses before her days but none could conceptualise nursing during her time and even for the future as...
  9. I liked to take care of my younger brother and he cooperated with my schemes in make-believe which meant he sometimes had to drink whatever “medicine” I came up with and submit to a variety of bandages made from scarves or my mother’s sewing scraps. ...
  10. I remember in Nursing School learning about Florence Nightingale’s role in the Crimean War - what she did to help establish safe sanitation practices, and that she was a tremendous advocate who worked tirelessly for her patients. However, it was not...
  11. As part of our pinning ceremonies in nursing school, we all probably remember reciting the Nightingale Pledge, a modified "Hippocratic Oath" composed in 1893 by Mrs. Lystra E. Gretter and a Committee for the Farrand Training School for Nurses, Detroi...
  12. Florence would be amazed at the bright, shiny hospitals of today – little does she know that the lessons she taught about cleanliness and sanitation still are not being used. A hospital holds an amazing appearance of cleanliness however that is just ...
  13. Florence Nightingale is known to everyone who enters the nursing profession. She is the pinnacle of nursing, the “Lady with the Lamp”, the Mother of Modern Nursing. Nightingale said that the nursing profession would not come into its own for 100 yea...
  14. nikkulele77

    Texting with Flo

    Texting with Florence Nightingale Yo, Flo! Can u talk right now? (I like saying yo flo) ? Talk? Do you mean text? Yeah, I do mean text. Yes. But why do you say talk instead of text? IDK. I know we aren’t literally talking, but...
  15. In times of crisis, sometimes there is a hero, an angel, a person who inspires others to make a difference. In 2020 the world was shaken to the core by a deadly pandemic. There was much loss of life and of hope, but the medical community forged ahead...
  16. What would she say? “I am so proud of you!” During this Covid pandemic, nurses have been teaching patients and the public about proper handwashing. When I worked as a Covid nurse, we were tested to see just how well we washed our hands – many...
  17. Personally, I feel like it could use an update. I feel like its outdated and perhaps out of touch, and it diminishes the critical thinking and professionalism that one needs to be an excellent nurse, instead focusing on nurses promising to be go...
  18. Florence Nightingale's Mission: Holistic Health If Florence Nightingale were alive today, there is no doubt that she would be the President of a nursing program at a university or the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at a large health system. She wou...
  19. Florence Nightingale AttributesFlorence Nightingale demonstrated so many admirable attributes. These include a commitment to lifelong learning and teaching others, standing up for what she believed in, a deep respect for science and the data, and, la...
  20. To appreciate Florence Nightingale’s thoughts about hospitals, nursing, and patient care in the 21st century, let’s imagine what she would observe in a hospital today. Florence would walk through the hospital to scrutinize each unit and department an...
  21. Dear Florence...

    Dear Florence, Greetings from 2020! Does it surprise you to know that we continue to remember and celebrate you 2 centuries after your birth? There is certainly no greater world-famous celebrity in the sphere of nursing! We nurses, in ...
  22. As I watched the spread of COVID-19 across Asia and Europe in late 2019, I recall a sense of shock and disbelief but held on to a sense of hope that the effects on the U.S would somehow be less severe. I recalled the twenty-three years that I worke...
  23. What would she think if she saw us now? Florence Nightingale was a daughter of privilege with a well-rounded education in languages and the arts and with connections to high society of her time. She was able to see beyond her class and use her re...
  24. It’s been a long time since Florence Nightingale’s day. The changes, innovations, and advancements in medicine occur at an ever-increasing rate. Even during my own 22-year practice as an acute care nurse in a major hospital - a brief blip in the co...
  25. If someone came up to you and asked you about Florence Nightingale what would you say? Try to describe her in as few words as possible. Start your post with: Florence Nightingale... UPDATE Results from all the responses.. Florence Nightingale Collage