14 Facts About Nursing


Nursing care went to the inexperienced as traditional caretakers, rooted in the Roman Catholic Church, were removed from their positions.

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Nursing believed that any educated woman can help improve the care of the medically sick.

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Nursing included five factors that helped nurses in her time of working in poor sanitation and with uneducated nurses.

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Nursing's predecessors had great success as healers in the Colony of Jamaica in the 18th century, and they included Seacole's mother, Mrs Grant, Sarah Adams, Cubah Cornwallis, and Grace Donne, the mistress and doctress to Jamaica's wealthiest planter, Simon Taylor.

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Nursing encompasses autonomous and collaborative care of individuals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well, and in all settings.

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Nursing includes the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and the care of ill, disabled and dying people.

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Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities; prevention of illness and injury; alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human responses; and advocacy in health care for individuals, families, communities, and populations.

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The Associate Degree in Nursing is awarded to the nurse who has completed a two-year undergraduate academic degree awarded by community colleges, junior colleges, technical colleges, and bachelor's degree-granting colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study usually lasting two years.

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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is awarded to the nurse who has earned an American four-year academic degree in the science and principles of nursing, granted by a tertiary education university or similarly accredited school.

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Nursing is the most diverse of all health care professions.

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Nursing is a particularly stressful profession, and nurses consistently identify stress as a major work-related concern and have among the highest levels of occupational stress when compared to other professions.

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Nursing profession was dominated by females in the British colonial period, but in Madras Presidency, men were actively engaged in the profession.

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Nursing was not an established part of Japan's healthcare system until 1899 with the Midwives Ordinance.

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Nursing assistants, known as nurse assistants or CNAs, assist patients with basic daily tasks.

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