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Watch-fires on the mountains : the life and writing of Ethel Johns

Author: Margaret M Street
Publisher: [Toronto] : University of Toronto Press, 1973.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The late Ethel Johns LL. B. was a pioneer nurse of the Canadian west whose influential leadership helped to shape the history of nursing in this country during a period of rapid social change in the first half of the twentieth century. This biography reveals her active involvement in nursing affairs at the local, national, and international levels.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Ethel Johns; Ethel Johns
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret M Street
ISBN: 9781487584122 1487584121
OCLC Number: 1096184966
Notes: Reprinted in 2018.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Acknowledgments; Prologue; PART ONE: 1879-1902; 1 Childhood; 2 Life on the Reserve; 3 Ethel Johns --
Pupil Nurse; PART TWO: 1902-1914; 4 Early Practice of Nursing; 5 The Nurses' Alumnae Journal of the Winnipeg General Hospital; 6 High Adventure; 7 A Champion for Nurse Registration; 8 The McKellar General Hospital; PART THREE: 1914-1919; 9 Teachers College, Columbia University; 10 The Children's Hospital of Winnipeg; 11 The Manitoba Public Welfare Commission; 12 An End and a Beginning; PART FOUR: 1919-1925; 13 The Hospital and the University 14 The Department of Nursing of The University of British Columbia15 A Time of Testing; 16 Ethel Johns Reports; PART FIVE: 1925-1932; 17 Service under the Rockefeller Foundation; 18 New York Hospital-Cornell Medical College Association Project; PART SIX: 1933-1944; 19 Ethel Johns, Editor, The Canadian Nurse; 20 The Canadian Nurses' Association and the Journal; 21 A Time for Expansion; 22 Ethel Johns Off Duty; 23 Full Flower; PART SEVEN: 1944-1968; 24 New Horizons; 25 The Johns Hopkins Project; 26 Full Circle; 27 Another Task for Ethel Johns; 28 The Setting Sun; Epilogue; Chapter Notes
Responsibility: Margaret M. Street.

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The late Ethel Johns LL. B. was a pioneer nurse of the Canadian west whose influential leadership helped to shape the history of nursing in this country during a period of rapid social change in the first half of the twentieth century. This biography reveals her active involvement in nursing affairs at the local, national, and international levels.

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