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Nightingale

  1. 1. Florence Nightingale ♥ Integrantes. Ivanna Valeria Enrique Abraham Lilliam Fabiana
  2. 2. <ul><li>She was born on May 12, 1820. Her parents were two wealthy British traveling through Italy. </li></ul><ul><li>Florence was well educated in literature, music, drawing and the domestic art. </li></ul><ul><li>A woman of her social standing was expected to marry and dedicate her life to her family. </li></ul>FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
  3. 3. <ul><li>Florence Nightingale was a nurse in the city of Florencia, Italy, where she worked for many years. </li></ul><ul><li>Florence’s family oppose her career decision because in those days hospitals where dirty places and full of untrained personnel; nevertheless she became a nurse because she felt an early calling to serve. </li></ul>FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
  4. 4. <ul><li>In 1854, the British press reported that wounded soldiers in the Crimea War were being poorly attended. </li></ul><ul><li>This news triggered Florence’s concerning, so she gathered a group of nurses and travel to Turkey in order to help the needed soldiers. </li></ul>FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
  5. 5. <ul><li>Her arrival wasn’t celebrated by the many surgeons in the battlefront, who resented the interference of a woman. </li></ul><ul><li>Regardless of their opposition, Florence worked tirelessly to improve the conditions of the hospital. </li></ul><ul><li>She introduced serious changes in the British military medical care by increasing the standards for sanitation and nutrition, lowering significantly the mortality rates. </li></ul>FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
  6. 6. <ul><li>She became invalid over the years, nevertheless she continued having an influence on nursing standards and medical care and training. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1859 she helped to establish the first Visiting Nurse Association, and by 1860 she established a school that became a model for modern nursing training. </li></ul>FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
  7. 7. <ul><li>On August 13, 1910 Florence died while sleeping. </li></ul><ul><li>She was considered a pioneer of the Red Cross Societies, and also the first woman to received the British Order of Merit. </li></ul>FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
  8. 8. <ul><li>Florence Nightingale was known by the soldiers as the “lady with the lamp”, because she used to work late into the night, tending the sick and wounded. </li></ul><ul><li>Today she is remembered as a symbol of selfless caring and tireless service. </li></ul>FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
  9. 9. FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
  10. 10. <ul><li>THE END </li></ul>

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