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The Johns Hopkins Training School for Nurses: A Tale of Vision, Labor, and Futility

The Johns Hopkins Training School for Nurses: A Tale of Vision, Labor, and Futility The Johns Hopkins Training School for Nurses A Tale ofVision, Labor,and Futility MARYCAROLU~os University of Virginia Health Sciences Center Char~oMt, Va. The grcat bls are thase with intelligence and courage to dare my to find a better way. For years the Johns Hopkins was built on that faith. . . . And this, in my opinionconstitutes its glory. -Mary Addaide Nutting, 14December1933 The Hopkins Vision In 1832, a wealthy Baltimore businessman named Johns Hopkins con- tracted cholera and encountered the health care of the day. His new inter- est in available, accessible, and competent mcdid and nursing care led to service on the board ofseveral charirable institutions, including thc Mary- land Hospital for the Xnsant. He perceived a lack in education as well as a short supply of capable workers within health care institutions,apparently suflident to endangcr patients. As a result, hc endowed two corporations: the JohnsHopkins Univcrsiry and the JohmHopkins Hospital, The terms of his will demanded excellence in service and innovation for education.l The Structure The interaction of Hopkins's innovative stnrd proposals, the person- alitiesofthose ope*ltiomlhg his bequest, and the attitudes and philoso- phies dearly partiupam set an immurable precedent. Most impor~~ltly~ he character of the university http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nursing History Review Springer Publishing

The Johns Hopkins Training School for Nurses: A Tale of Vision, Labor, and Futility

Nursing History Review , Volume 5 (1): 26 – Jan 1, 1997

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1062-8061
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10.1891/1062-8061.5.1.23
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The Johns Hopkins Training School for Nurses A Tale ofVision, Labor,and Futility MARYCAROLU~os University of Virginia Health Sciences Center Char~oMt, Va. The grcat bls are thase with intelligence and courage to dare my to find a better way. For years the Johns Hopkins was built on that faith. . . . And this, in my opinionconstitutes its glory. -Mary Addaide Nutting, 14December1933 The Hopkins Vision In 1832, a wealthy Baltimore businessman named Johns Hopkins con- tracted cholera and encountered the health care of the day. His new inter- est in available, accessible, and competent mcdid and nursing care led to service on the board ofseveral charirable institutions, including thc Mary- land Hospital for the Xnsant. He perceived a lack in education as well as a short supply of capable workers within health care institutions,apparently suflident to endangcr patients. As a result, hc endowed two corporations: the JohnsHopkins Univcrsiry and the JohmHopkins Hospital, The terms of his will demanded excellence in service and innovation for education.l The Structure The interaction of Hopkins's innovative stnrd proposals, the person- alitiesofthose ope*ltiomlhg his bequest, and the attitudes and philoso- phies dearly partiupam set an immurable precedent. Most impor~~ltly~ he character of the university

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Nursing History ReviewSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1997

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