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==Historical notes==
 
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To ensure adequate staffing of the hospital, the University of Virginia opened a training school for nurses in 1901. Student nurses learned on the job, working ten to twelve hours a day for two years before obtaining their degree. These nurses lived on the premises.<ref>http://exhibits.hsl.virginia.edu/centennial/beginnings/</ref>
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The first male graduate of the UVA School of Nursing was Thomas Watters on September 9, 1966.<ref>{{cite-progress|title=Who Wouldn't Smile [photo caption]|url=|author=Unspecified|pageno=21|printdate=10 Sept 1966|publishdate=|accessdate=|cturl=}}</ref>
 
The first male graduate of the UVA School of Nursing was Thomas Watters on September 9, 1966.<ref>{{cite-progress|title=Who Wouldn't Smile [photo caption]|url=|author=Unspecified|pageno=21|printdate=10 Sept 1966|publishdate=|accessdate=|cturl=}}</ref>
  

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The University of Virginia School of Nursing was established in 1901 as the University's nursing school.


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Historical notes

To ensure adequate staffing of the hospital, the University of Virginia opened a training school for nurses in 1901. Student nurses learned on the job, working ten to twelve hours a day for two years before obtaining their degree. These nurses lived on the premises.[1]

The first male graduate of the UVA School of Nursing was Thomas Watters on September 9, 1966.[2]

References

  1. http://exhibits.hsl.virginia.edu/centennial/beginnings/
  2. Print: Who Wouldn't Smile [photo caption], Unspecified, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises 10 Sept 1966, Page 21.