5 Modern Nursing Heroes

Great Tips for Nurses

Nursing remains our country’s most trusted profession, and for good reason. Our career path requires a lot of sacrifice, compassion, and, occasionally, genuine heroism. While some nurse heroes already own their space in history (looking at you, Lady with the Lamp), we wanted to highlight some of today’s most inspiring members of our profession. 1. […]

CDI’s Great Nurses in History Series: Florence Nightingale

As part of CDI’s “Nurses in History” series, we’ll start with Florence Nightingale, a historical figure whose name has become synonymous with generosity and charity.

Nurses and their profession have evolved throughout history. While the practice of nursing predates the founding of the Catholic church, it became a recognized profession in the mid-1800s. The modern nursing movement was born thanks to the ardent efforts of a former British field nurse, Florence Nightingale. As part of CDI’s “Nurses in History” series, […]