The International Medical Congress at Amsterdam

1879 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
the practice of medicine. Pupils are required to take notes on the lectures, on the recitations, and on bed-side observation, and these notes are subsequently examined. Practical work is done under the most favorable circumstances, as they are constantly serving as nurses to the sick. The individual character of each nurse is carefully studied ; right tendencies and capabilities are stimulated ; moral obliquities are pruned,Jand an esprit de corps is infused into all. The sum total of the two
more » ... total of the two years' advantages, if honestly and thoroughly improved, entitles the pupil to a diploma, and produces a nurse competent, trustworthy, and educated for her work. We are informed by those fully competent to judge that the class of women seeking education in the Training Schools of America is much superior to that found in the English and European schools, and it is the testimony of those entrusted with this work here, that every year a better class is applying for admission.
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