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Pioneer of Modern Nursing Lady with the Lamp Florence Nightangle Born : May 12, 1820 at Florence, Italy Died : August 13, 1910 at London, England
TO THE SPIRIT OF FLORENCE NIGHTANGLE THE PATRON SAINT OF ALL MUSSES PLEASE MAKE ONE WATCH HER STEP AND OBEY ALL THE RULES AND REGULATIONS
I solemnly pledge myself before God and in the presence of this assembly, to pass my life in purity and to practice my profession faithfully. I will abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous, and will not take or knowingly administer any harmful drug. I will so all in my power to maintain and elevate the standard of my profession, and will hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping and all family affairs coming to my knowledge in the practice of my calling.
With loyality will, I endeavor to aid the physician, in his work, and devote myself to the welfare of those committed to my care.