Florence Nightingale is arguably the most influential nurse that has ever lived. She was named after her birthplace Florence, Italy. Her life spanned from May 12th, 1820 to August 13th, 1910; but her impact on nursing as a profession will live on forever. From a young age, Nightingale was exposed to hospitals and their contents, developing an interest in taking care for those who were ill. She also disliked the lack of opportunities presented to women in the workplace. Her interest in taking care of the sick, and in providing women with better opportunities fueled her research and nursing advances.
The effort and dedication that Dorothea Dix put forth in advocating the rights of the mentally insane directly led to the improvement of their conditions, and earned her the right to be called a philanthropist and true reformer. Works Cited Davidson, James West. Experience History: Interpreting America's past. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011. Print.
She was a very religious woman and an English nurse that worked to improve the poor conditions of her time by helping out her community and improving and maintaining the health of society (Wikipedia). She wrote a book called, “Notes on Nursing,” in which she layed down the profession and key points of the profession (Self Growth). She is considered the most influential person in the development of nursing. One of the biggest developments in the nursing career came about from Florence Nightingale: the Nightingale Training School of 1860 for Nurses, in which students would go off after graduating and travel all around the world helping others out and giving them the care that was needed (Self Growth). Apart from Florence Nightingale, there were many more developments within the career field of nursing.
Winfrey’s difficult childhood inspired her to reach out to other women that are in the same situation that she was. Her confidence has helped and inspired many women. Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880. As a result of scarlet fever, Keller became blind and deaf when she was 19 months old. She made up her own hand signals in order to communicate with her family and teachers, and she mastered the skill of lip-reading.
This was an example of the world’s view of women at that time. Women were discriminated against; society thought ... ... middle of paper ... ...spiritual growth. When Stowe wrote her most famous publication, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, she used those emotional experiences to relate to the feelings of the slaves she was writing about. Upon reading the book, one is almost drawn into it because the emotional aspects of the characters seem so real. The main reason for this is that Stowe was in a somewhat fragile emotional state and her emotions were very real and very strong when she was writing the book.
Schizophrenia by definition is “a challenging disorder that makes it difficult to distinguish between what is real and unreal, think clearly, manage emotions, relate to others, and function normally”; this is a frightening definition however it doesn’t mean it can’t be cured. As seen in I Never Promised You a Rose Garden the protagonist; Deborah was on the road to recovery after all she had been through. This exceptionally well written book left me with a better understanding on this mental illness, as it should for other readers.
Instead, she has always strove and continues to strive towards “[finding] a balance,” between disease and life (120). Ultimately my mother’s experience of illness was not always ethically beneficial as seen in her initially mirroring response to diagnosis. However, her response to her MS has always been productive. Reaching out to other MS patients produces a supportive communion and maintaining a regimen of injections gives her the freedom to go on living at least a semi-normal life. Based on her constant productivity, which outweighs the foibles of her once mirroring body, my mother’s physical and emotional response to multiple sclerosis have and continue to benefit both herself and her family.
She grew up and her life began in North Oxford, Massachusetts, she was inspired by Florence Nightingale, she helped during and after wars, she helped with her ill family and battled her own depression, she started the Red Cross after much hard work and even after all that resigned and still made an impact (Cobb, 2014). Clara Barton was born on December 25, 1821 (Cobb, 2014). Her full name is Clarissa Harlowe Barton and she grew up in North Oxford, Massachusetts (Cobb, 2014). When she was young she was constantly found helping and taking care of others, whether it be her brothers and sisters or neighbors according to the article Barton, Clara. She was taught to read by her sisters and taught mat by her brother (Cobb, 2014).
Understandably much of her work leaned toward the suffrage of women but showing them in a very powerful, protagonistic, untypical setting. Her teen years unfortunately help refine her as an artist of picturesque suffrage, as she herself was raped as a... ... middle of paper ... ...rious image styles and portraits of Mary Magdalen, Cleopatra and other religious and pertinent figures of the day. Her work reflects honesty, homage, technique and her storytelling ability. Her paintings also show she did her homework and researched her subjects. Historically, some of her early work has been debatable as to who the actual painter was for some pieces (her or her father), however Artemisia is certainly one of the most accomplished, accepted, and celebrated painters of her time.
In addition, Precious was raped by her father multiple times and impregnated twice. After being kicked out of her school because she was pregnant, Precious willingly joins the Each One Teach One alternative school so she can improve her reading and writing skills while, eventually, taking care of her two children. After some guidance from her teacher, Ms. Blu Rain, Precious starts feeling safe and starts to love herself and others around her. A lot of the behaviors in the movie can be easily explained by biological needs, psycho-social needs, and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs There are many biological needs a person has. These are usually things that drive species to do things in order to survive.