Hildegard Peplau: Psychiatric Nurse of the Century by Barbara J. Callaway | 9780826138828 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Hildegard Peplau: Psychiatric Nurse of the Century

Hildegard Peplau: Psychiatric Nurse of the Century

by Barbara J. Callaway
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826138829

ISBN-13: 9780826138828

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Hildegard Peplau's 50-year career in nursing left an indelible stamp on the profession of nursing, and on the lives of the mentally ill in this country.She wore many hats -- founder of modern psychiatric nursing, innovative educator, advocate for the mentally ill, proponent of advanced education for nurses, Executive Director and then President of the American

Overview

Hildegard Peplau's 50-year career in nursing left an indelible stamp on the profession of nursing, and on the lives of the mentally ill in this country.She wore many hats -- founder of modern psychiatric nursing, innovative educator, advocate for the mentally ill, proponent of advanced education for nurses, Executive Director and then President of the American Nurses Association, and prolific author.She raised her daughter as a single parent while pursuing an ambitious professional path.Her determined manner often aroused controversy which never deterred her commitment to advancing the nursing profession.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826138828
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Pages:
488
Sales rank:
1,035,493
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Author's Noteix
Introduction: A Life of Significance1
1An American Childhood7
2Becoming a Nurse35
3A Nurse Goes to College65
4World War II: Coming Into Her Own95
5Transitions126
6Graduate Studies and Motherhood Too144
7Teachers College: Beginning a Career167
8Academic Nightmare: A Career in Crisis192
9Rutgers: "A Formidable Woman"223
10Summers on the Road258
11Rutgers: The Traveling Years294
12Vision of a Profession317
13ANA: The Professional Challenge343
14ANA: The Professional Nightmare364
15Retirement: "Psychiatric Nurse of the Century"396
16Conclusion: "Well Done"440
Selected Publications of Hildegard Peplau449
Index453

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