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Nursing Theorist

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Faye Glenn Abdellah

 Faye Glenn Abdellah

Faye Glenn Abdellah is a pioneer in nursing research. She was the first nurse officer to receive the rank of a two-star rear admiral. Wikipedia
Born: March 13, 1919 (age 93), New York City

Twenty One Nursing Problems

  • Nursing is broadly grouped into 21 problem areas to guide care and promote the use of nursing judgement.
  • Introduced Patient – Centered Approaches to Nursing Model She defined nursing as service to individual and families; therefore the society. Furthermore, she conceptualized nursing as an art and a science that molds the attitudes, intellectual competencies and technical skills of the individual nurse into the desire and ability to help people, sick or well, and cope with their health needs.