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Florence Nightingale Presentation
Transcript of Florence Nightingale Presentation
• Born in Florence, Italy, to William and Frances Nightingale on May 12th in 1820 II. The Busy Middle Years
•Florence returns on July in 1850, from her trip to Italy, Egypt, Greece and Germany. Also, Florence went to Kaiserswerth for three months nursing training.
•Britain, France and Turkey declare war on Russia on March in 1854. British medical facilities for the wounded are criticized by The Times. Florence recruited to oversee the introduction of female nurses into the military hospitals in Turkey. •Florence arrives in Scutari with 38 nurses. During Crimean War, she earned the nickname "the Lady with the Lamp" for her tending the sick through the night. She proved her case through reforming hospital system, collection of hospital data, organization of record keeping system, and using polar-area diagrams.
• III.Contributions and Awards
1. For her contribution to Army statistics and comparative hospital statistics in 1860, Florence became the first woman to be elected a fellow of the Statistical Society.
2. Florence established the Nightingale Training School for Nurses at St Thomas’ Hospital, London in 1860.
3. Florence’s best known work Notes on Nursing was published in 1860 which still available today and has been translated into eleven languages.
4. In recognition of Florence’s hard work, she received the Royal Red Cross from Queen Victoria in 1883.
5. Florence receives the Order of Merit in 1907 who becoming the first woman to receive it. IV.Old Age and Beyond
• For most of the remainder of her life Nightingale was bedridden due to an illness contracted in the Crimea, which prevented her from continuing her own work as a nurse.
•In total Florence published 200 books, reports and pamphlets during her lifetime.
•Florence dies at her home in the West End of London and was buried at St Margaret’s East Wellow, near her parent’s home, Embley Park in Hampshire. •After many long emotional battles, Nightingale's parents finally gave their permission and allowed her to be tutored in mathematics in 1840. I. Nightingale’s Early Life
•Religion played an important part in Nightingale's life. Nightingale believed she heard her calling from God, while walking in the garden at Embley to become a nurse on February 7th in 1837.
•Florence refused to marry several suitors, and told her parents that she wanted to become a nurse at the age of 25 even her parents were totally opposed to the idea as nursing was associated with working class women.
•Florence returned from the Crimean War, four months after the peace treaty was signed, and enable Florence to continue her reform of the civil hospitals of Britain. Evidence of Research
1. O'Connor, J., & Robertson, E. (n.d.). Nightingale biography. MacTutor History of Mathematics. Retrieved January 27, 2011, fromhttp://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/Nightingale.html
2. YouTube - Florence Nightingale . (n.d.). YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. . Retrieved January 27, 2011, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4abaIFY0nY&feature=fvst
3. YouTube - Florence Nightingale . (n.d.). YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. . Retrieved January 27, 2011, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4IRucojpJk&feature=related
4. Bloy, M. (n.d.). Florence Nightingale (1820 — 1910). The Victorian Web: An Overview. Retrieved January 27, 2011, from http://www.victorianweb.org/history/crimea/florrie.html
5. Kershner, Isabel, and Mark Landler. (n.d.). Florence Nightingale, Research Pioneer - New York Times. The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia. Retrieved February 21, 2011, from http://www.nytimes.com/1991/09/12/opinion/l-florence-nightingale-research-pioneer-569791.html
6. Florence Nightingale. (n.d.). Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved February 21, 2011, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Nightingale Thank you for watching my presentaion.
-James Lee Florence Nightingale Pledge
I solemnly pledge myself before God and in the presence of this assembly, to pass my life in purity and to practise my profession faithfully. I will abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous and will not take, or knowingly administer any harmful drug. I will do all in my power to elevate the standards of my profession, and will hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping and all family affairs coming to my knowledge in the practice of calling. With loyalty I will endeavour to aid the physician in his work and to devote myself to the welfare of those committed to my care.
Lady with the lamp Florence Nightingale, the lady with the lamp who served humanity and who is the patron of the Nursing community was born in a rich English family. She sacrificed her comforts and luxurious life to become a supervisor of a hospital in London. In the Crime on war of 1854, she nursed the wounded soldiers. She devoted herself to clean the wounded and nurse the sick soldiers even at nights with a lamp in her hand. So she is called the lady with the lamp. She wrote a number of books on the health of the armed forces and nursing. She established a school for nursing and guided many young women. To lead a life of sacrifice and dignity as nurses. She did in the year 1910. Every nurse should cherish her way of life, do her duty and work true to the pledge
The Pioneer of Modern Nursing