Who discouraged Florence Nightingale from a career in nursing?

Answer According to the Encyclopedia of World Biography, Florence Nightingale's family discouraged her from becoming a nurse. When Nightingale first decided she wanted to become a nurse in 1844, hospital ... Read More »

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Who discouraged Florence Nightingale from her career?

The parents of Florence Nightingale, a famous nurse who helped make nursing a respectable profession in the 1800s, initially discouraged her from pursuing that career. The Nightingales were wealthy... Read More »

When did Florence Nightingale start nursing?

Florence Nightingale began to shape modern nursing while caring for sick and injured soldiers during the Crimean War , observes Kay Kittrell Chitty in her book "Professional Nursing." It was Nighti... Read More »

Florence Nightingale's Nursing Leadership Theories?

Florence Nightingale, born in 1820 of a prosperous English family, decided at a young age that she was called to do something special with her life. When she chose nursing, it was an unpleasant sur... Read More »

Does the florence nightingale school of nursing&midwifery still exist?

The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery began as the first professional school of nursing in the world and has one of the oldest graduate nursing programs in the UK. Currently it h... Read More »