Being a nurse is about care for the patient beyond just dosing out meds and taking temps. I found 5 nurse philosophers that changed the nursing career for the better. I hope their theories and ideas encourage you as much as they did me.
We see nurse symbols around us all of the time, and we likely don’t think twice about them. The symbols are on nursing pins, medical jewelry, scrub tops, pens, and badge holders. Some of us may have even used them at our pinning ceremony without comprehending the reason behind them. We know that they indicate a nurse, but do we know where they come from? Do we know what they mean?
We all know at least one famous nurses. But there are other nurses who’ve made an impact on the history of the nursing profession that deserves their story to be told. Suzanne Aubert (1835-1926) is one of those nurses. The History of the Nursing Profession Born to French bourgeois parents who considered a good marriage …