(Solution) NR393 Week 2 Discussion: Nightingale Information New to You

The purpose of this discussion is for learners to describe Nightingale information new to them related to leadership and/or provision of care.

Course Outcomes:

This discussion enables the student to meet the following course outcome:

  • CO1: Describe persons and events in nursing history from the early years through the 19th century related to leadership and provision of care. (PO2)

Due Date:

  • Answer post due by Wednesday 11:59 PM MT in Week 2
  • Two replies to classmates and/or instructor due by Sunday 11:59 PM MT at the end of Week 2

Points Possible:

50 points


  • Discussions are designed to promote dialogue between faculty and students, and students and their peers. In discussions students:
    • Demonstrate understanding of concepts for the week
    • Integrate scholarly resources
    • Engage in meaningful dialogue with classmates
    • Express opinions clearly and logically, in a professional manner
  • Use the rubric on this page as you compose your answers.

The basic story of Florence Nightingale is familiar to most nurses. This week we learned more about Nightingale’s life and work. Select one area of Nightingale’s leadership that was new to you and tell us how this changed your understanding of this important woman and her contributions to nursing.


Florence Nightingale was a popular British social reformer, statistician, and nurse. She was also referred to as the “Lady with the Lamp.” She is regarded as the founder of the modern form of nursing. I have had little knowledge about Florence Nightingale beyond the fact that she is credited for being the founder of the modern form of nursing. Some of the new information that I have gotten about Florence Nightingale are as outlined hereafter. To begin with, Nightingale’s parents were against her desire to pursue nursing. They forbade her to go ahead and pursue nursing. Instead, they were of the opinion that she ought to have gotten herself ready to get married to a man of means (Judd, & Sitzman, 2014)…Please click the icon below to purchase the full answer at only $5