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Burton, Jennie, 1. Jennie Burton discusses nursing practices in Newfoundland.
Descriptive TitleBurton, Jennie, 1. Jennie Burton discusses nursing practices in Newfoundland.
CategoryIllness and health
Work
TopicEmployment
Nursing
Person as TopicBurton, Jennie
DescriptionJennie Burton discusses nursing practices in Newfoundland.
Date1986-10-28
CollectorMarsh, Marilyn
InformantBurton, Jennie
Recording LocationCanada-Newfoundland and Labrador-St. John's
FormatAudio/mp3
Extent45:30 minutes; 41.6 MB
TypeSound
Resource TypeAudio
LanguageEng
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Knowledge and Practices concerning Nature and the Universe
LogMrs. Burton discusses her personal background and nursing practices; her experiences with a polio-related disability as a nurse; her graduate training in Tuberculosis; treatment of patients; sanatorium facilities; diet of patients; her travel to Capetown, South Africa; Mother Care training; private duty patients; eating one meal a day to save money for training; certification for public health care with Royal Sanitarium of England; Mother Care experiences; difficult feeders; her difficulty with war service in Capetown; practising public health with natives and locals; serving both black and white wards; primitive living and nursing care among blacks; differences in training; language acquisition; visiting hobbles; skally boys; respect for nursing uniforms; treating Venereal Disease; immunity of primitive peoples; being called up to a military hospital in Johannesburg; being a part of the first white women to look after the blacks in a military hospital; arriving in Egypt; living under canvas tents; privy conditions; and living conditions.
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