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Nursing as a vocation for women

Nursing as a vocation for women

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Published by Extension Division, University of Wisconsin in Madison .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Katherine M. Olmsted.
SeriesBulletin of the University of Wisconsin, serial no. 814., General series ;, no. 610, General information and welfare : vocational guidance series ;, Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin., no. 610.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 84/5787 (R)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2917145M
LC Control Number84149479

Difference Between Professional Nursing & Vocational Nursing. The health care industry relies heavily on nurses to keep patient care running smoothly. While most of them are registered nurses, licensed practical and vocational nurses also play an important role in hospitals, public health and extended-care. However, as time passed and the value of women in nursing professions became more apparent, the building blocks of the nursing profession and formal training were laid out. Even then, nursing remained as a vocation in the U.S. because in the past, majority of the nursing schools were part of a hospital set-up so they just hired people (mostly.

Women in a women's job: the gendered experience of nurses Abstract The aim of this paper is to examine how the structural influence of gender affects nurses in their working lives. Gender segregation exists both within and between the occupations of medicine and nursing. It is largely founded on the social construction of a skills/caring dichotomy. Linda Richards () was the first American trained nurse, graduating from the New England Hospital for Women and Children School of Nursing in She went on to establish nursing schools in the United States and Japan as well as instituting the first method of charting and keeping records for hospitalized patients.

Careers For Women With Nurturing Personalities #1: Nursing Often thought of as the ultimate caring profession, nursing is certainly one to consider if you have a nurturing way about you. Nurses are in demand, especially ones who are passionate about helping people heal and get back to their lives after illness and injury.   Completion of a formal vocational nursing program is required for this career field; these programs may last years, and some result in a certificate, a diploma or an associate's degree.


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