Historical Development of Nursing - 1269 Words
Historical Development of Nursing
The American Nurses Association (ANA) defines nursing as “…the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations” (American Nurses Association, 2003, p. 6). Nursing is considered an art, a practice, and a science. The relationship between theory,...
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