The History of Nursing Worksheet

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Publications First publication date and importance to nursing research:

Nursing Research First published: 1952 (Burns & Grove, 2011).
Importance: The Nursing Research Journal was published to provide a “basis for nursing practice” (Burns & Grove, 2011). The Nursing Journal published research data, which have become the cornerstone of nursing care standards.

Sigma Theta Tau Journal published by this organization is now called Image—The Journal of Nursing Scholarship First published: 1967 (Burns & Grove, 2011).
Importance: The Journal of Nursing Scholarship Organization published theories with nursing research. Currently the Sigma Theta Tau has become an incorporated international non profit organization, which campaigns for
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Goal: The mission of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is to provide the best healthcare to the public and “protect the health and well-being of all Americans” (U.S Department of Health and Human Services, 2016)

Sigma Theta Tau Established: 1922 (Burns & Grove, 2011).
Goal: The goal is to connect to global scholars to advance nursing worldwide. (Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, 2016).

People Contribution to the field of nursing research:

Florence Nightingale Contribution: Florence Nightingale is considered a historical figure in nursing history. Nightingale established the first secular nursing school in the world, utilized statistical data in her extensive nursing research and practice, and serves as an inspiration to all nurses today. Her works in the Crimean War and development of Environmental Theory is used as a benchmark for further research and nursing practice today (Alligood, 2010).

William Roper Contribution: William Roper
Served as an administrator and director of in the Department of Health and the director of the CDC, Center of Disease Control. William Roper has by prepared statistical data to influenced US congress to improve the quality of healthcare in the United States today (Pear, 1987).

References
ANA American Nurses Association. (2016). About

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