Florence Nightingale And Nola Pender Community

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Florence Nightingale and Nola Pender Community and Public Health Nursing Theories The conceptual and theoretical nursing models of Florence Nightingale and Nola Pender helps to provide knowledge to improve advanced nursing practice, guide research and curriculum and identify the goals of nursing practice. Florence Nightingales model and Nola Pender theory to community and public health nursing is found to be useful for the improvement of family functioning and the goal to promote healthy communities. Florence Nightingales model and Nola Pender theory are very useful for advanced practice nurses, especially when we are taking care of our patients. The purpose of this paper is to explore how utilizing Nightingales model and Pender theory as the foundation of care and how it can improve health outcomes, nurse-patient interaction and healthcare experience provided to patients and their families by an advanced practice nurse. Florence Nightingale (1860): “Environmental theory model” Florence Nightingale a systemic thinker and a “passionate statistician” (McDonald, 2001). According to McDonald (2001) Nightingales work in nursing and social reform was informed by religious faith or philosophy that favored a systemic approach. The goal of nursing has remained unchanged, since the time of Nightingales model, nursing is to provide a safe and caring environment that promotes patient health and well-being. In the 19th C. Florence Nightingale, because of her religious

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