Henson Lecture Series: Dr. William Campbell
On Tuesday, March 12th, SU’s Dr. William Campbell,
Ed.D., RN will speak on “The
Hospital Steward of the American Civil War: An Examination of
His Role and His Relationship with Nursing” at 4:00 PM in Henson
Science Hall, Room 243.
Whether in the hospital or on the battlefield with a regiment,
the Civil War Hospital Steward was an important part of the
healthcare team. Serving
numerous roles including pharmacist, hospital administrator, and
medical handyman, the Civil War Hospital Steward’s
responsibilities were vast. Dr. Campbell will discuss the roles,
responsibilities and duties of a Civil War Hospital Steward in
order to answer the question “Were Hospital Stewards the first
advanced practice nurses (APN)?
Admission to the talk is free and the public is invited.