The evidence to guide nursing practice has changed greatly during the 20th century. Select one area where evidence in nursing care changed during the 20th century and tell us about it.
The purpose of this discussion is for learners to examine one area in the 20th century where evidence has changed practice.
This discussion enables the student to meet the following course outcome:
- CO3: Identify persons and events in nursing history impacting evidence-based practice from the 20th century and 21st century. (PO8)
- During the assigned week (Sunday the start of the assigned week through Sunday the end of the assigned week):
- Posts in the discussion at least two times, and
- Posts in the discussion on two different days
- Discussions are designed to promote dialogue between faculty and students, and students and their peers. In discussions students:
- Demonstrate understanding of concepts for the week
- Integrate outside scholarly sources when required
- Engage in meaningful dialogue with classmates and/or instructor
- Express opinions clearly and logically, in a professional manner
Formalized education has been a significant change in the evolution of the nursing profession. Many sick people were cared for by family members or mothers before the nineteenth century, rather than by outside health providers. In the late 1800s, Florence Nightingale was one of the first nurses in Britain to offer some type of training for nurses, where she taught specific ideas to women who wished to be carers. In the United States, women were given guidelines, manuals, and training on how to care for women during labor and the postpartum period. Many more women entered hospitals during the Civil War, offering nurse training that was more of an….. Click the purchase button below to purchase the complete answer for NR 393 Week 5 Discussion at $5.