Nurse, Please | KCUR

Nurse, Please

Jan 4, 2016

The history of nursing started on the battlefield. The profession that emerged is still with us, but in a totally transformed medical landscape. Using an exhibit at the World War I Museum as a jumping off point, this discussion explores how the origins of nursing have shaped both the realities and misconceptions of the field today. 


  • Jonathan Casey, archivist and Edward Jones Research Center manager, The National World War I Museum
  • Joy Roberts, associate dean for academics, UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies