Tag Archives: Nursing in the Mid-20th Century

Hildegard Peplau: The Architect of Modern Psychiatric Nursing

Hildegard Peplau, a revered figure in nursing history, is renowned for her pioneering contributions to psychiatric nursing and her groundbreaking work in the development of nursing theory. Born on September 1, 1909, Peplau’s journey into nursing would mark a transformative era in the understanding and practice of psychiatric care. Peplau’s early life and educational background[…more]

Hattie Bessent: A Trailblazer in Nursing and Public Health Advocacy

Hattie Bessent, a pioneering figure in nursing and public health, stands as a testament to the transformative impact nurses can have on healthcare and societal well-being. Born on June 12, 1920, Bessent’s journey into nursing mirrors a lifelong dedication to addressing health disparities, advocating for minority health, and contributing to the advancement of nursing as[…more]