Nursing Faculty Articles



Florence Nightingale: A Nursing Leader Ahead of Her Time

Although Florence Nightingale died nearly a century ago, her contributions to modern nursing are felt today. From proper wound care and the sterile conditions of the modern operating room to the current shift from hospital care to outpatient and homehealth care, it all started with an affluent, young, visionary woman named Florence. ...

Interpersonal Communication: An Essential Skill for Nursing Students

Hopefully you've never encountered a nurse the likes of Nurse Ratched. She's the cold and cruel tyrant in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," whose outrageous behavior is the antithesis of the caring nurse. And that's not without cause. Nurse educators work to develop appropriate interpersonal skills in nursing students, often from the first course in the Nursing ...


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