1858, Florence Nightingale, photo not discovered until 2006. Florence Nightingale, one of nursing’s most important figures, gained worldwide attention for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War. She was dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” after her habit of making rounds at night to tend to injured soldiers. Early photographs of Florence Nightingale are very rare because she was extremely reluctant to be photographed, partly for religious reasons.

1858 - Florence Nightingale is one of nursing’s most important figures. She gained worldwide attention for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War. dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” after her habit of making rounds at night to tend to injured soldiers

Infographic of the 10 Most Noteable Nurses in History #nursing #history

This is an awesome list of the 10 most notable nurses throughout history! Gotta love this nurses-infographic

famous nurses-this is 1 of those things that Nurses MUST remember all though any Nursing College experiences and apparently beyond as I have learned.

What makes a nurse famous? It's usually not to his or her skill in medicine but a dedication to the rights and health of all human beings. Let meet the influential nurse in history that makes legacy and inspires people to become professional caregivers.

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), reformer of English nursing, received the Order of Merit for her tireless efforts during the Crimean War. She was the first female recipient of this honor. She is celebrated as an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.

Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a nurse during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers.

This drawing portrays Florence Nightingale in a hospital ward. While she worked in various hospitals during the Crimean War, she often carried a lamp as she visited many of the patients each night. Florence became known as the "Lady with the Lamp."

This drawing portrays Florence Nightingale in a hospital ward. While she worked in various hospitals during the Crimean War, she often carried a lamp as she visited many of the patients each night. Florence became known as the "Lady with the Lamp.

Nurse RN Gift - Florence Nightingale w. Lantern and Caduceus - Nurse Graduation - RN Birthday Present

Nurse RN Gift - Florence Nightingale w. Lantern and Caduceus - Nurse Graduation - RN Birthday Present

Florence Nightingale Nursing Lamp... oooooh that's why there is a genie lamp on my school badge!

Caring nurses, coughing patients, Florence Nightingale, a nurse at an army hospital at the time, carried this lamp when the famous portrait of her was painted. Biographers - Grace and Beau

"The most important practical lesson that can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe." - Florence Nightingale

"The most important practical lesson that can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe." - Florence Nightingale Yeah, I posted this on the right board. Sherlock should have been a nurse.

Florence Nightingale 'Going With the Flow' Bottle Cap Retractable ID Snap Badge Reel

Florence Nightingale 'Going With the Flow' Bottle Cap Retractable ID Snap Badge Reel

Nurse RN Gift -  Florence Nightingale w. Lantern and Silver Glitter Caduceus - Nurse Graduation - RN Birthday Present

Nurse RN Gift - Florence Nightingale w. Lantern and Silver Glitter Caduceus - Nurse Graduation - RN Birthday Present

How to Make Easy Paper Lanterns (Japan) - http://food.innerchildfun.com/2013/07/how-to-make-easy-paper-lanterns-japan.html #kids #food

How to Make Easy Paper Lanterns (Japan

Effective, simple, colour: must do!How to Make Easy Paper Lanterns -- Kids Culinary Passport (Japan)

The grave of Florence Nightingale, St. Margaret Church in East Wellow, England

Grave Marker- Florence Nightingale-Lady with the lamp, Mother of modern nursing. St Margaret of Antioch Churchyard East Wellow Hampshire, England

lesser-known yet equally inspiring nurses in history, and here are 12 of them: http://www.nursebuff.com/2014/10/greatest-nurses-in-history/

Aside from Florence Nightingale, there are other lesser-known yet equally inspiring nurses in history that we must know about, and here are 12 of them:

Difference between oral and rectal thermometers

Difference between oral and rectal thermometers

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