Join Tampa Nurses at a Historic Event May 2, 2012 6-8 PM
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Please join us for an opening reception to celebrate
Nursing Heroes Caring for the Community
May 2, 2012 6-8 pm
A special exhibit at the Tampa Bay History Center
Presented by Florida Nurses Association, Former District IV
- Clara Frye Inventor and Founder of the Clara Frye Negro Hospital
- Mary T. Cash The first Florida registered nurse of African American heritage
- Joyce Ely Pioneer in Florida public health nursing
- Dorothy Ebersbach A love of flight and dedication to nursing
- Imogene King The Science of Nursing
From opening the first hospital to treat Black patients, pioneering midwifery training to improve survival rates of mothers and infants, and developing a scientific theory of nursing practice to improve patient care, these local nursing leaders, entrepreneurs, scholars, and scientists took on historic challenges that transformed the delivery of health care. Guests will also experience the diverse ways in which today’s registered nurses, who comprise the largest health care profession, are working to improve health care.
Exhibit tours - live entertainment - catering by The Columbia Cafe
We hope you can join us for this historic event! The small fee includes valet parking, museum ticket, reception and a great opportunity to see and visit old friends!
This exhibit was born from the passion of dedicated and historically oriented registered nurses from Florida Nurses Association (FNA), Former District IV representing Hillsborough County.
One of the oldest professional organizations in the state, FNA has been serving and supporting registered nurses for over 100 years, advocating for a safer and healthier workplace for nurses and a safer and healthier Florida.
If you have any questions please contact Jean Aertker 813-787-3175