Historical nurses who were game changers
There are so many nurses who did so much for people- the profession and the people we care for
- •Hildegard Von Bingen
- •The all time greatest Miss Florence Nightingale
- •Mother Bickerdyke - highly regarded nurse in the Civil War who provided care to hundreds/thousands of soldiers. Sherman said of her: she out ranks me.
- •Harriet Tubman- puts the "courage" in courageous! Principal in the Underground Railroad and continued to support the union as a spy. Born a slave - said: I saved thousands of people from slavery I could have saved many more if they knew they were a slave.
- •Linda Richards Don't like chart? Blame Linda Richards - first trained nurse and the one to start documenting care.
- •Edith Cavell, martyr of WWI
- •Clara Mass- gave her life for science
- •Lehah Higbee, Chief Navy Nursing Corps, first nurse with ship named in her honor.
- •Annie G. Fox Annie Fox. US Army Nurse Corps Lt. Annie G. Fox was the first woman to receive the Purple Heart for combat
- •Diane Carroll, first nurse to star in a TV show- dynamic, leader, intelligent Julia aired from 1968-1971.
- •Eddie Bernice Johnson first nurse elected to Congress
- •The Nurse painting by artist ROY LICHTENSTEIN is valued at $95,000,000.