Population health Population health One of the significant health nurse leaders was Florence Nightingale. She made important contributions to the nursing world in many countries around the world such as United States. Her work contributed significantly to the public health in United States. The first significant contribution is in the establishment of Nightingale School and Home for Nurses (Florence Nightingale International Foundation (FNIF), 2015). The schools helped in imparting knowledge and skills to nurses who were later used to train others. Such knowledge has been transferred to various nurses around the world with a significant population in United States.
Such knowledge has been relied upon in improving public health in the country. Secondly, she shared many ideas that are currently used by many nurses in the United States. She produced materials on various issues such as hygiene, midwifery, and on care for the sick and continued to be relied upon by nurses in the country (FNIF, 2015). Her work continues to influence the current society. First, the field of nursing continues to emphasize on integrity in the provision of services as envisioned by her work.
Secondly, she called for advocacy for better health care, and this has been core to the current nursing profession (FNIF, 2015). I will use the creativity in ensuring patients needs are met. Moreover, I will participate in advocacy calling for more funding geared to the provision of quality care. I think she would recommend that I focus on gaining more skills, especially in evidence-based research. This is because this is the area I view I have fewer skills. ReferenceFlorence Nightingale International Foundation (FNIF). (2015). The Florence Nightingale Legacy. Retrieved from http: //www. fnif. org/nightingale. htm