Historical Development of Nursing Timeline

1033 Words Apr 26th, 2014 5 Pages
Historical Development of Nursing Timeline

1850s The history of theoretical and scientific approach in nursing evolution rooted in mid-1800s by the founder and pioneer of modern nursing; Florence Nightingale. She was considered “The Lady with the Lamp” and “The Mother of Modern Nursing “. Florence Nightingale was born in Florence Italy on May 12, 1820. She grew up with the belief that her religious calling was to take care of other people. She started her work during the Crimean war. Her amazing management skills and her ability to provide nursing care to the healthy and wounded soldiers, using her great base knowledge and understanding about the cause and effect of disease and the influence of the environment in healing
…show more content…
Mishel 1988 Uncertainty in Illness Theory
M. Levine 1989 The Conservation Principles: Twenty Years Later

Events: During this era many nursing theories were revised based on research findings that expanded them.
1990s
Theorist Year Nursing Theories
M.H. Mishel 1990 Reconceptualization of the Uncertainty in Illness Theory
D.E. Orem 1991 Nursing: Concepts of Practice, 4th and 5th eds.
J. Corbin 1992 A Nursing Model for Chronic Illness Management Based Upon the Trajectory Framework (with A. Strauss)
K. Kolcaba 1994 A Theory of Holistic Comfort for Nursing
I.M. King 1995 A System’s Framework for Nursing
M. Leininger 1996 Culture Care Diversity and Universality; blending the two fields of nursing and anthropology, Theory, Research, and Practice
H.E. Peplau 1997 Peplau’s Theory of Interpersonal Relations state that a significant, therapeutic and interpersonal process that functions cooperatively with others to make health possible.
R.R. Parse 1998 The Human Becoming School of Thought
J. Watson 1999 Postmodern Nursing and Beyond

Events: The milestone of the 1990s is the internationalization of the nursing theory movement, as evidenced by international conferences and theoretical publications.
2000-2007
Theorist Year Nursing
Open Document