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Iowa State University

Industrial vocational-technical education

1980

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A Study Of Practical And Associate Degree Nursing Education In Iowa From 1918 To 1978, Donna Ketchum Story Jan 1980

A Study Of Practical And Associate Degree Nursing Education In Iowa From 1918 To 1978, Donna Ketchum Story

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Practical nursing education existed in Iowa as early as 1891 within some of the state institutions for the insane. These programs were intended to provide a work force for the institution, rather than an educational opportunity for students. State licensure for practical nurses was not imposed until 1949. Interest in the development of practical nursing programs in the mid 1940s was a direct result of the severe shortage of nursing students. The first program established for the purpose of educating students to comply with state licensure was the Mercedian School of Practical Nursing at Marshalltown. Unlike practical nursing programs in ...


A Study Of The Development Of Diploma And Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Education Programs In Iowa From 1907-1978 , Bonnie Ketchum Smola Jan 1980

A Study Of The Development Of Diploma And Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Education Programs In Iowa From 1907-1978 , Bonnie Ketchum Smola

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The impact of the historical role of women, the economic pressures on health care delivery systems, and the relationship of traditional medicine to professional nursing education are demonstrated. Additionally, the political activities of the members of the emerging profession of nursing were examined in relation to their effect upon the development of professional nursing education in Iowa;The research documented the emergence of professional nurse education in Iowa from its earliest prescience apprenticeship system to its current emphasis on preparatory education in science, psychology, sociology, and education. Specific Iowa schools of nursing are listed for the early, middle, and later ...