J 10a SPECIAL SESSION: History Matters: Nurses' Role in Primary Healthcare, 1920-1940

Saturday, 21 July 2018: 1:30 PM-2:00 PM
Summary: This presentation analyses the work of US nurses in establishing the norms of primary healthcare in the 1920s and 1930s. It argues for the centrality of their day-to-day work in convincing families and communities to accept health as well as illness care.
Organizers:  Patricia D'Antonio, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN, Department of Family and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Moderators:  Therese Doan, PhD,┬áRN, IBCLC, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, USA