Mary Breckinridge’s Nursing Education Legacy: Rural Midwifery

Mary Breckinridge, like Florence Nightingale, created an educational legacy that is still in place today. After her education, Breckinridge searched for a way to apply her public health knowledge, especially in the benefit of women and children. She discovered a need for prenatal care, and safe labor and delivery in rural areas. Her efforts, which Read More

Florence Nightingale Still Vital to Nursing Education

If you are in nursing, whether as an active nurse or as a nurse educator, you surely know the history of Florence Nightingale, the mother of the modern nursing profession. Through her actions as she pursued her own career in nursing, Nightingale showed the value in advocating for nurses and patients. Nightingale was the daughter Read More