She had both a mother and a father. Her mother was a high school vice-principal and her father owned a manufacturing company in Philly. Avery’s inspiration was her neighbor, pediatrician Emily Bacon; she was the one who took Avery to see her first premature baby. Avery went to private school her whole life and later went to Wheaton College. After graduating from Wheaton in 1948 with a degree in chemistry, she pursued her dream of going to medical school.
On May 12, 1914, 94 years to the day after the birth of Florence Nightingale, another influential nursing theorist was born, Martha Rogers. The eldest of four children Martha earned her Diploma in nursing from Knoxville General Hospital in 1936 followed in 1937 by her Bachelors of Science from Peabody College in Nashville. She later acquired two master’s degrees, one as a teacher and one in public health. She spent her early career in rural public health nursing and visiting nurse supervision, education and practice. In 1954 she was granted a Doctor of Science degree from John Hopkins.
4, pp. 382-386). Ms Henderson has honorary doctorial degrees from the Catholic University of America, Pace University, University of Rochester, University of Western Ontario, and Yale University. She joined Columbia as a member of the faculty and remained there until 1948 (http://currentnursing.com/nursing_theory/Henderson.html). She became a research associate at Yale University School of Nursing in 1953.
Shortly after receiving her diploma, Henderson worked for her Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees in nursing from Teachers College, Columbia University and began teaching immediately. In 1934, she became a part of the staff at Teachers College and taught for fourteen years. “During that period, she revised Bertha Harmer’s Textbook of the Principles and Practice of Nursing, which was published in 1939 and has been widely adopted by schools of nursing” (American Nurses Association, 2012). In 1953, Henderson switched roles from teaching to becoming a research associate at Yale University School of Nursing. She worked on a project that was constructed to survey and assesses the status of nursing research in the United States.
She was informed of an induction to deliver her baby as the standard operation procedure. The induction though risky to be done before week 39, was still necessary since the baby was not growing normally. However, the osmium did not dilate wide as expected and she did not feel much labor pain for a successful natural delivery. Later, at around 5pm of the same day, she managed to have a dilation of only 3cm and her membrane ruptured, and her amniotic fluid lost for 6 hours. When the fetal heart rate decreased (Bradycardia), fetal distress was noted, and an emergency caesarean was initiated.
After two weeks in the hospital, Kate developed an infection that placed her in a coma on a respirator, which is “saving” her for the time being. Another part of this chapter that I found extremely interesting was the reaction of Anna when, after much argument about hockey camp, Sara said, “Anna, don’t make me do this” (269). Anna hotly responds, “Do what, Mom? I don’t make you do anything,” (269) hinting on how, throughout her
(According to University of Phoenix Week Two Supplement (2006), Developmental Historical of Nursing Timeline) 1961, 1990 – Ida Jean Orlando – Yale graduate who became a faculty member – Focus on relationship between the nurse and patient. (According to University of Phoenix Week Two Supplement (2006), Developmental Historical of Nursing Timeline) 1964, 1969 – Ernestine Wiedenbach – Yale graduate who became a faculty member- Focus on relationship between nurse and patient. (According to University of Phoenix Week Two Supplement (2006), Developmental Historical of Nursing Timeline) 1967 – Dickoff, James (Yale philosophers) and Wiedenbach( Yale nurse) all presented a definition of nursing theory and goals for theory development in nursing and it was published in Nursing Research. (According to University of Phoenix
Our presentation is on Katharine Kolcaba’s Comfort Theory. Here is a quote from her book that captures the essents of her theory “Cure sometimes, treat often and comfort always. Katharine Kolcaba was born Katharine Arnold Dec. 8th, 1944 in Cleveland Ohio She is married and has 2 daughters and 8 grandchildren In 1965 she received her Diploma in Nursing from St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing in Cleveland. In the mid 1980’s Kolcaba wanted to further her nursing career, so she returned to school. In 1987 she earned her RN and Masters of Nursing from Case Western Reserve University.
This event pulled her deeper into depression and it was very evident in her writing and in everything… In 1960, Sylvia Plath's first collection of poems, The Colossus was published. Shortly thereafter, she and Ted Hughes moved "to an English country village in Devon" ("Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)"). In 1960, their first child, a daughter named Frieda, named after Sylvia's beloved paternal aunt, was born, and in 1962, their son Nicholas was born. Sylvia also suffered several miscarriages before and between the births of her children (Neurotic Poets 5-6), and "less than two years after the birth of their first child their marriage broke apart ("Sylvia Plath, 1932-1963" 1) One can only speculate about the volume and the quality of future work that Sylvia Plath, already a seasoned and much
We began spending everyday together, it was great. After two years of dating I got pregnant with our beautiful daughter. I got so sick I almost lost her at three months, then again at seven months. I had toxemia so I spent a lot of the time in the hospital. I had to go on independent study because I was bedridden.