NIGHTINGALE'S THEORY AND THE CNA'S APPROACH TO ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH NIGHTINGALE'S THEORY AND THE CNA'S APPROACH TO ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH Florence Nightingale was one of the greatest advocates for the advancement of nursing as a profession and worked exhaustively to create nursing education programs in Britain in the 19th century. She was also one of the first to examine the role the environment plays in personal health. Nightingale believed that one's external environment played a significant role in his or her health, and part of effective health care is to manipulate the environment to help restore physical condition. Factors such as air and water quality, nutrition, light, and sanitary habits can all influence health and recover,...The end:
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