Paul. Shortly after the first formal training for nurses was organized and became a part of the American hospital in the form of the Daughters of Charity, a branch of Sister of Charity. In the mid 19th Century Florence Nightingale became an important figure in nursing as well as Clara Barton and Harriet Tubman when they nursed soldiers in the Civil War.
Isabel Hampton Robb created the first nursing theory finding nursing requires education while Virginia Henderson’s theory found the patient needed to be educated by the nurse. In 1906 Hildegard Peplau's model of nursing focuses on the nurse-patient