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Date and time
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:30
Address
Castle Drive
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 1SL
United Kingdom

About the Event

Arlene Keeling PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor Emerita and Associate Director, The Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry, University of Virginia  

This talk will describe U.S. nurses’ response to the 1918 flu pandemic, analyzing that response within the political, social and economic context of the era. It will also include a brief comparison/contrast to the response to COVID-19 today.

Dr. Arlene Keeling received her BSN, MSN and PhD from the University of Virginia, and completed post-doctoral work at the University of Pennsylvania, funded by the National Institute for Nursing Research.  Dr. Keeling is currently a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and is the Centennial Distinguished Professor of Nursing Emerita at the University of Virginia School of Nursing.  She is the former director of the Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry and is on the Advisory Board of the Midwest Nursing History Research Center.

Dr. Keeling’s major research work has been in nursing history. She and her colleagues completed a book on the history of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for their 40th anniversary.  She is also the award-winning author of Nursing and the Privilege of Prescription, 1893-2000, co-editor of Nurses on the Frontline, and Nurses and Disasters: Global Historical Case Studies. In addition, she is co-author of Rooted in the Mountains, Reaching to the World: Stories of Nursing and Midwifery at Kentucky's Frontier School, 1939-1989. Dr. Keeling has done extensive work researching the history of nursing in the 1918 influenza pandemic, publishing that work in an article: “Alert to the Necessities of the Emergency” in Public Health Reports. Along with Drs. Hehman and Kirchgessner, she is co-author of History of Professional Nursing in the United States: Towards a Culture of Health. That book received the American Journal of Nursing 2018 “Book of the Year Award” for history and public policy.

Dr. Keeling is the immediate past President of the American Association for the History of Nursing, and Editor in chief of the Nursing History Review.

Host: Faculty of Health and Social Care Historical Society

Please note that this is a virtual event only and will take place via Microsoft Teams. Full details on how to join will be sent out to all registered participants prior to the event.

Please contact: fhsc.histsoc@chester.ac.uk to book your place.

 

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Address

Castle Drive
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 1SL
United Kingdom