Research Paper on Florence Nightingale Theory of Positive Manipulation of the Environment

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This paper will examine the origin of the nursing theory in reference to the Florence Nightingale Theory of Positive Manipulation Of the environment. Initially the paper will introduce the theorist and the context in which the theory was developed. Will critique the theory according to nursing theory critique. The paper will further describe the utility of the theory with respect to practice, administration, education and research will also examine the empirical precision of the theory(testability and logical adequacy). Infact the entire paper demonstrates the understanding of the theory. THE INTRODUCTION OF THE THEORIST: “Nursing has evolved as a scientific discipline and is emerging into professional status. From Florence Nightingale's…show more content…
Florence nightingale is such a name which will be remembered as long as this world is existing. Her works made her a controversial figure. The incidence which is mostly remembered in reference to the services of Florence Nightingale is the leadership of Florence Nightingale after the war, after her death her biographers called her “lady with the lamp”. The readings on Florence Nightingale will depict that she was a great social activist. She was continuously involved in the services to help and nurture mankind. She possessed a heart of an angel. Nightingales activities were related to her belief that one should try to help humanity in order to be near to the God. She really loved her God and all her writings were related to this topic. As stated by Nightingale "It is not, God will not punish, we shall therefore not surely die. It is, God loves us, and therefore why will we die? One says that God is careless, the other that He is loving." In an unpublished sermon she insisted on God's "real personal interest in our welfare," not just His "mercy generally." It was hard to believe this, she acknowledged, "But if this belief once takes possession of our hearts, then are we redeemed indeed." Her idea was that God has made us and he also loves us .The greatness of God cannot be measured. She was mainly involved in the social activities because she thought that this act of kindness made by her might take her near to the God. All her sayings were in one way or another

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