(Solution) NR393 Week 6 Discussion: Reflection on 19th and 20th Century Nursing

The purpose of this reflection is for learners to reflect on 19th and/or 20th century nurses and events and how one of these will best guide the student’s current practice.

Course Outcomes:

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

  • CO2: Apply lessons from nursing history to today’s professional nursing practice. (PO4)

Due Date:

  • Answer post due by Wednesday 11:59 PM MT in Week 6
  • Two replies to classmates and/or instructor due by Sunday 11:59 PM MT at the end of Week 6

Points Possible:

50 points


  • Reflection is an activity that involves your deep thought into your own experiences related to the concepts of the week. Answers should be detailed.
  • Use the rubric on this page as you compose your answers.
  • Scholarly sources are NOT required for this reflection.

Reflect on 19th and 20th century nurses and events discussed this week. Which nurse or event from that time period will best guide your current professional nursing practice? Why?


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