(Answered) NR393 Week 6 Discussion: Reflection on 19th and 20th Century Nursing


Reflect on 19th and 20th century nurses and events discussed this week. Which nurse or event from that time period will best guide your current professional nursing practice? Why?



As we approach the 220th birthday of one of the 19th century nurses I would like to reflect on  Dorothea Dix, born April 4th, 1802 a nurse who advocated for mental health.  As referenced by (Strickler & Farmer, 2019), although she was never trained as a nurse she was known for her involvement in preparing the future of mental health nursing. She had witnessed cruelty and abandonment with people known to have mental illness, as she would collect objective data …..Please click the icon below to purchase full answer at $5