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Annie W. Goodrich
Transcript of Annie W. Goodrich
"A crusader and diplomat among nurses"
-Born February 6, 1866 in New Brunswick, New Jersey
-Second of seven children
-Father was an insurance executive and mother stayed at home
-Graduated from New York Hospital's Training School for Nurses in 1892
Goodrich went on to do great things...
-Spent 7 years at a post graduate hospital
-Administered to nursing services and schools at St.Luke's Hospital, New York Hospital, and Bellevue Hospital
-Became inspector of nurse training school in New York(1910)
-Became director of the Visiting Nurse Service at Henry Street Settlement in New York
-Served as inspector of army hospitals in the US after WWI
-Goodrich's passion for improving nursing education began when she witnessed an untrained nurse attend her own family
-Nurses needed a general education and scientific background to develop skill and compassion (created trust)
-Goodrich did not even like sickness and death!
-She found the need to support herself plus women were lacking job opportunities of the time (supporter of women's suffrage)
-Leadership in education was #1
-First dean of Yale University School of Nursing
- Changed degree requirements in 1932 (baccalaureate as minimum requirement for admission and master's degree option in nursing)
-Gave classes, made graduation from high school a requirement to study nursing
-introduced idea of graduation ceremony on June 8, 1901
Change to Nursing
-Introduced nursing to the university
-Then introduced preventative medicine and community nursing courses
-Overall, Goodrich changed the way nurses were being taught
Affect on Modern Nursing
-Goodrich changed the fact that nurses were assigned into a specific duty for all patients on a specific hospital floor
-Instead, she brought about the idea that nurses were to perform complete care upon a small group
-Working and educational environment of nurses improved and patient care was revolutionized for the better
Annie Goodrich made a Lasting Impact
-Nursing schools and the nursing career were forever changed
-Taught nurses, revolutionized curriculum, and represented an intro into primary-care nursing
-Goodrich received various awards and medals of honor including the Master of Arts from Yale in 1923
-She retired to her home in Colchester, Connecticut and continued to be a lively speaker and consultant for nursing education
-Goodrich passed away on December 31, 1934 after an illness and is buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Hartford
-She continues the impact of knowledge as being #1 in nursing
-Annie W. Goodrich Professorship at Yale represents reminder of its first dean
-Goodrich had a demand for high standards and will always remain a lasting impact
"The concepts of today will determine in great measure the attitudes and ideas of coming generations."
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