Throughout the history of nursing, some of the most well-known figures have been war nurses. But what about World War II? This massive conflict transformed the world of nursing, with huge numbers of women signing up as Army and Navy […]
“Any nurse who smokes, uses liquor in any form, gets her hair done at a beauty shop or frequents dance halls will give the director of nurses good reason to suspect her worth, intentions and integrity.”
James Derham purchased his freedom in 1783 by working as a medical assistant…and eventually was able to open his own medical practice. Though he was never formally trained as a nurse or doctor, he’s a true inspiration.