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Virginia K. Saba and the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare Division of Nursing collection

MC 103

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Pennsylvania. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Title:
Virginia K. Saba and the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare Division of Nursing collection
Date [inclusive]:
1937-1982
Call Number:
MC 103
Extent:
2.6 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
This collection contains public health nursing data from the U.S. government. It includes a census of public health nurses and records from the Division of Nursing, Department of Health, Education and Welfare.
Cite as:
Virginia K. Saba and the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare Division of Nursing collection, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Biography/History

Dr. Virginia K. Saba, EdD, Honorary PhD, DS, RN, FAAN, FACMI, LL has been at the head of the integration of computer technology in the nursing profession nationally and internationally for over 30 years. She initiated academic technology programs and supported development of healthcare information technology systems, including the Clinical Care Classification (CCC) System. She is President/CEO of Sabacare, Inc. & the CCC System, integrating nursing terminology into electronic healthcare documentation systems.

Saba graduated from Skidmore College’s baccalaureate nursing program. She has a Masters of Nursing Arts from Teachers College, Columbia University; a Master of Science in Computer Technology of Management and a Doctorate of Education in Educational Administration and Scientific & Technical Information Science from American University, Washington, DC; and Honorary Doctorates from the University of Athens, Greece, and Excelsior College.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Center staff, updated by Bethany Myers

Access Restrictions

This collection is unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Copyright restrictions may apply. Please contact the Center with requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote or reproduce the material.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Virginia K. Saba.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Division of Nursing.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Administrative records
Occupation(s)
  • Public health nursing
Personal Name(s)
  • Saba, Virginia
  • Saba, Virginia
Subject(s)
  • Health policy.
  • Nursing--Government policy--United States.

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Biographies online.

1 1

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Series 1.  Census, Survey and Reports Public Health Nursing.

Census of Public Health Nurses.

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1937.

1 2

1938-1939.

1 3

1941-1944.

1 4

1945-1947.

1 5

1948-1951.

1 6

1953-1957.

1 7

Request for and Notice of Bureau of the Budget Clearance Action, 1965 and 1969.

1 8

Request for and Notice of Bureau of the Budget Clearance Action, 1971.

1 9

Request for Approval of New or Revised Form for P.H.N. Survey, 1961.

1 10

Survey Forms.

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Qualification of full-time R.N.s employed in State Health Agencies, 1954.

1 11

Qualification of R.N.s employed in Public Health Agencies, Boards of Education and Industries, 1962-1966.

1 12

Survey of Public Health Nursing, 1972.

1 13

Graphs, charts and tables of Public Health Nurses employed, 1951-1957.

1 14

Listing of agencies without a Program of Nursing Care of the Sick at Home, January 1, 1966.

1 15

Reprints: P.H.N. trends, salaries, classification, census and management information systems, 1945-1966.

1 16

Reports.

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Visiting Nurses Associations and combination agencies in cities with a population of 25,000 and over, 1959.

1 17

Information on nurses employed in Public Health and availability of programs on Nursing Care of the Sick at Home, 1966.

1 18

Reprints, Report of Census of Public Health Nurses, 1944-1965.

1 19

Publications, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Public Health Service.

Nurses in Public Health.
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1960 and 1962.

1 20

1964 and 1966.

1 21

1968.

1 22

1968-1972.

1 23
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Nursing Care of The Sick at Home in Selected U.S. Cities, 1962.

1 24

Availability of Services for Nursing Care of The Sick at Home, 1964.

1 25

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Series 2.  Division of Nursing, Department of Health, Education and Welfare.

Box Folder

Annual reports, 1962, 1963, 1966 and 1972.

1 26

Educational Qualification and Functions of P.H.N.'s pages 1-7 of draft, 1961.

1 27

Long-Range Plans, 1965-1969.

1 28

Division of Nursing Functional Statement, 1974.

1 29

Public Health Nursing Branch, Report of Activities, 1963-1964.

1 30

Information data, Recent Action of the National League for Nursing which Affect Public Health Nurse Preparation, 1960.

1 31

The Influence of Variables on Functions of Staff Nurses in Public Health: A Study of Patient-Nurse Contacts. Progress Report I. American Nurses Foundation, 1957-1959.

1 32

Publications-Nurse Planning Information Series, 1977-1981.

Other Finding Aids note

No. 11, Community Health Nursing Models: Selected Bibliography is not included.

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(1) Accountability Its Meaning and Its Relevance, 1977.

1 33

(2) Nursing Involvement in Health Planning Process, 1977.

1 34

(3) The Problem Oriented System: A Literature Review, 1977.

1 35

(4) Patient Classification Systems in Nursing: A Description and Analysis, 1978.

1 36

(5) Nurse Practitioners and Expanded Role of the Nurse: A Bibliography, 1978.

1 37

(6) Comparative Analysis of Four Manpower Nursing Requirements Models, 1979.

1 38

(7) Nursing Related Data Sources, 1979.

1 39

(8) The Relationship Between Nursing Education and Performance: A Critical Review, 1979.

1 40

(9) Nurse Staffing Requirements and Related Topics: A Selected Bibliography, 1979.

1 41

(10) Home Health Care Programs: A Selected Bibliography, 1979.

1 42

(12) Quality Assurance in Nursing: A Selected Bibliography, 1980.

1 43

(13) Continuing Education in Nursing: Selected Bibliography, 1980.

1 44

(14) A Classification Scheme for Client Problems in Community Health Nursing, 1980.

1 45

(15) Prospectives for Nursing: A Symposium, 1980.

1 46

(16) Computer Technology in Nursing: A Comprehensive Bibliography, 1980.

1 47

(17) Factors Affecting Nurse Staffing in Acute Care Hospitals: A Review and Critique of the Literature, 1981.

1 48

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Series 3.  Accretion - Inventory.

Box

Journals.

2

Nursing Health Care, January 1993 Volume 14, Numbers 1 to 6, 8 to 10.

2

American Journal of Public Health, March 1985, Volume 75, Numbers 3 to 6, and 9 to 12.

2

The Federal Influence and Impact on Nursing prepared by Philip A. Kalisch, PhD and Beatrice J. Kalisch, PhD for DHHS PHS Contract NO1-NU-44129.

2

Reports of Public Health issues, 1977 to 1990s.

2

Articles and journals - Public Health.

2

Government reports, 1960s to 2000s.

2

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