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Conceptual Model of Nursing

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FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE'S CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF NURSING Wendy Davis GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY NRS 430V Melissa Britt May 4, 2016 FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE'S CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF NURSING Florence Nightingale conceptualized disease as a reparative process and described the nurse’s role as manipulating the environment to facilitate and encourage this process. Her directions regarding ventilation, warmth, light, diet cleanliness, variety and noise are discussed in her classic textbook (Notes on Nursing), first published in London in 1859 and in America in 1860. Brief Overview The environment is critical to health and the nurse’s role in caring for the sick is to provide a clean, quiet, peaceful environment to promote healing. Nightingale’s…show more content…
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