Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

[Hungarian Nurses Day]

TISÓCZKI Evelin1,2, BALOGH Zoltán3,4

MARCH 31, 2022

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice - 2022;35(1)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.55608/nover.35.0001

[On February 19, 2022 We celebrate the 205th anniversary of the birth of the first national matronage (head nurse), Zsuzsanna Kossuth. Zsuzsanna Kossuth was characterized by a high degree of empathy, self-sacrifice, exemplary behaviour, and professionalism. She laid the foundation for the processes of nursing and patient care and performed outstanding professional work throughout his life. She made no distinction between man and man, she only saw the suffering patient, in every soldier and injured. She sacrificed his life for his profession. The Hungarian Nursing Association founded the Zsuzsanna Kossuth commemorative medal in 1998, the year of the 150th anniversary of the War of Independence, which is donated every year on February 19.]

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  1. Semmelweis Egyetem Doktori Iskola
  2. Pest Megyei Flór Ferenc Kórház
  3. Semmelweis Egyetem Egészségtudományi Kar
  4. Magyar Egészségügyi Szakdolgozói Kamara

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