Hildegard Peplau: Psychiatric Nurse of the Century

Hildegard Peplau: Psychiatric Nurse of the Century

by Barbara J. Callaway

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Hildegard Peplau: Psychiatric Nurse of the Century by Barbara J. Callaway

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: 9780826197658
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 06/18/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 488
Sales rank: 927,999
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Barbara Callaway, PhD, is Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She earned her BA at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and her MA and PhD at Boston University. For many years she served in academic administration at Rutgers, including a term as Acting Dean of the College of Nursing. She is the author of several books on Africa and Nigeria as well as many articles on Africa, Nigeria, women and Islam, women and development, and women and politics.

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