Florence Nightingale's Contribution to Contemporary Nursing Ethics
Journal of holistic nursing : official journal of the American Holistic Nurses' Association 2010 Dec; 28(4): 331-2
Florence Nightingale brought nursing from a disreputable and immoral vocation into the honest and ethical profession that is enjoyed today by emphasizing strict morals in the personal and work lives of her nursing students. In modern day, ethical principles guide the nursing profession and have many relevant connections to Nightingale's morals. Just as the high moral character of Nightingale's nurses helped nursing rise to a profession in her day, teaching and following ethical principles is crucial in furthering the nursing profession in our day.
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