Mary Adelaide Nutting

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Mary Adelaide Nutting a Nurse Leader Abstract For this paper we were required to write about the life of a particular nursing leader. The purpose was to document about their lives and to include things like their backgrounds, credentials, and their influences on nursing. These women are considered some of the most influential people to nursing. But the most important questions are, “What exactly is a leader and what makes someone a leader?” As defined by Yoder-Wise (2011), “a leader is a person who demonstrates and exercises power and influence over others”. This is the essence of a leader and is the description of who Mary Adelaide Nutting was to nursing. Mary Adelaide…show more content…
Finally in 1922 she was awarded an honorary master’s of science in nursing degree from Yale University. (Whitehead et al, 2007). Her credentials did not limit her in her involvement in the growth of nursing. Conclusion In conclusion, Mary Adelaide Nutting was a pioneer for nursing education. She broadened the art of nursing and was influential in making the future better for us as nurses. References John Boman, E. (2001). Mary Adelaide Nutting (1858-1948). Cambridge Dictionary Of American Biography, Retrieved from http://ehis.ebscohost.com.proxy.itt- tech.edu/eds/detail?vid=14&sid=51759d4e-d479-46fa-916c- 974f1b839db9%40sessionmgr4001&hid=107&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmU%3d# db=f5h&AN=32451735 N.A. Nutting, Mary Adelaide. (2012). Britannica Biographies, Retrieved from http://ehis.ebscohost.com.proxy.itt-tech.edu/eds/detail?vid=12&sid=51759d4e-d479-46fa-916c- 974f1b839db9%40sessionmgr4001&hid=107&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmU%3d# db=f5h&AN=32419506 N.A. Mary Adelaide Nutting. (2011). Hutchinson's Biography Database, Retrieved from http://ehis.ebscohost.com.proxy.itt-tech.edu/eds/detail?vid=16&sid=51759d4e-d479- 46fa-916c- 974f1b839db9%40sessionmgr4001&hid=107&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmU%3d# db=f5h&AN=32229806 Whitehead, D. K., Weiss, S. A., & Tappen, R. M. (2007). Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co.

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