Sunday, July 29, 2018

Fact of the Day: Religious Nursing

Before modern nursing came to be, nurse-like care was mostly seen in religious circles as monks and nuns would often perform similar work for people in need. 

9 comments:

Christine said...

Interesting.

WILLIE...! =(^..^)= said...

And the word "nurse" originally came from the Latin word "nutrire", meaning to suckle...
Catholic Nuns and the military often provided nursing-like services. It took until the 20th century for nursing to become a secular profession.

Bob Bushell said...

I wouldn't trust them.

Emmylou said...

Fun fact: I almost became a nurse. Got into nursing in a uni I applied for but ended up going somewhere else for a different field:D

Pat Hatt said...

Hopefully they did more than pray

RO said...

Goodness and kind acts are always great to see, especially for those in need. Hugs and Happy Sunday! RO

Martha said...

Interesting. I didn't know that.

Huggybear said...

Pathetic reply.
One hopes that you never are in need of medical attention.
Colin

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Nursing is a tough job. The patience one needs especially with onery patients. I'm grateful I didn't become a nurse like the Mama wanted me to be.