The Second Generation Of NCNA Leaders

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Phoebe Ann Pollitt PhD, Associate Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: We highlighted the first four presidents of NCNA in the Special Fall 2021 issue of the Tar Heel Nurse. Those nursing leaders, Mary Wyche, Constance Pfohl, Cleone Hobbs, and Eugenia Henderson, founded an organization, helped pass the first nursing registration law in the country, lobbied to allow the NC Board of Nursing to set standards for nursing schools, organized nurses to join the armed forces during WWI, and fought the deadly 1918 flu pandemic. New challenges lay ahead for NCNA’s next presidents.

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Pollitt, P. (2022). The Second Generation of NCNA Leaders, Tar Heel Nurse. 84(4). 2022. Pg. 12. NC Docks permission to re-print granted by author. Publisher version of record available at:
Language: English
Date: 2022
NCNA, presidents, NC Board of Nursing, nursing

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