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Virginia Henderson

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Transcript of Virginia Henderson

Born November 30, 1897 in Kansas City, Missouri
to David and Lucy Henderson.

Her father David was a lawyer for African Americans.

She grew up in Virginia and received her early education at her grandfathers community all boys school.
Education & Career

1921-1923: Visiting Nurse Association of D.C.
1924-1929: Norfolk Presbyterian Hospital
1934: Earned Master's Degree from Columbia
1934-1948: Taught at Columbia Teachers College
The 14 Fundamentals
Virginia Avenel Henderson

1953-1996: Research Associate at Yale School of Nursing
"The unique function of the nurse is to assist the individual, sick or well, in the performance of those activities contributing to health or its recovery (or to peaceful death) that he would perform unaided if he had the necessary strength, will or knowledge"
Eliminate body wastes
Eat and drink adequately
Move and maintain desirable postures
Maintain body temperature within normal range
Keep the body clean and well groomed
Avoid dangers in the environment and avoid injuring others
Communicate with others
Learn, discover, or satisfy curiosity
Worship according to one's faith
Nursing Roles
Helping the patient
Working with the patient
Doing for the patient
A nurse performs all aspects of the activity.

Acute Settings
Ambulatory Settings
Long-Term Care Settings
Taking medication
Filtering and cleaning
Wound Dressing
Cleaning patient
The nurse performs only that which the patient cannot
Acute Care setting
Ambulatory Setting
Help with strengthening muscles and other motor skills
Long-Term Care
May need help showering
• Assist the patient with going to the bathroom.
Assist the patient to getting on their feet
Patient may need help dressing and cleaning wounds
Taking medication
Dressing or undressing
In this role the nurse plays more of a teacher. The patient actually preforms the activity themselves.
Acute Care Setting
Explaining to the patient how to get up or move around to see if they can do it.
Ambulatory Setting
Teaching a patient how to wear a brace or splint properly.
Long-Term care
Providing information and alternatives for pain management
Giving instructions on how to take medications while in the hospital and upon discharge.
Educating and providing as much information as possible to the patients care, in attempt to minimize stress.
Sending a patient home with instructions on wound care or post surgery care.
proving education on healthy dietary habits
Continued educational reinforcement on healthy living standards from eating to cleanliness
Types of Care
Ambulatory Care
Acute Care
Long Term Care
Health services provided on an outpatient basis to those who visit a hospital or another health care facility and depart after treatment on the same day. Its also a generic term for any health service for which an overnight in hospital is not required (e.g., outpatient services, X-ray, day surgery, and medical diagnostics).
Health care in which a patient is treated for a brief but severe episode of illness, Acute care is usually given in a hospital by specialized personnel using complex and sophisticated technical equipment and materials, and it may involve intensive or emergency care.
Is medical, social, and personal care services on a recurring or continuing basis to persons with chronic physical or mental disorders. Long-term care services usually include symptomatic treatment,maintenance, and rehabilitation for patients of all age groups.
How to prevent illness
Basic Needs
Substitutive = Patients Best Friend / Like Family
Supplementary = Teacher / Educator
Complementary = Assisting
Laymen terms
Help them gain independence
Place of home
Outside surroundings
Quality of life
Prior level of function
Living independently
Nursing Paradigm
Breathe Normally

Theory & nursing
educational programs

World Impact that
Influenced Virginia Henderson
Work in such a way that there is a sense of accomplishment
Play or participate in various forms of recreation
Works Cited
Mosby's Medical Dictionary, 8th edition. © 2009, Elsevier.

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"Group A - M.A. in Nursing 2009." Henderson's Philosophy in Nursing. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 July 2014. <http:// nursinghenderson2009.blogspot.com/>.

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"Virginia Henderson's Nursing Theory." Virginia Henderson's Nursing Theory. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 July 2014. <http://currentnursing.com/nursing_theory/Henderson.html>.

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Virginia Henderson's Nursing Theory." Virginia Henderson's Nursing Theory. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 July 2014. <http://currentnursing.com/nursing_theory/

"Virginia Henderson - Nursing Theorist." Virginia Henderson. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 July 2014. <http://nursing-theory.org/nursing-theorists/Virginia-Henderson.php>.

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Honorary Doctoral Degrees
from 13 Universities
Catholic University of America
Pace University
Yale University
University of Rochester
University of Western Ontario

Honorary Fellow of the United
Kingdom's Royal College of Nursing

Selected to the American Nurses Association
Hall of Fame
The Core of Henderson's Theory
In Conclusion
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