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


Held at: University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]Claire Fagin Hall, 418 Curie Boulevard, Floor 2U, Philadelphia, PA, 19104-4217

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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.

Gift of Virginia K. Saba.

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

Biographies online.
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Request for and Notice of Bureau of the Budget Clearance Action, 1965 and 1969.
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Request for and Notice of Bureau of the Budget Clearance Action, 1971.
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Request for Approval of New or Revised Form for P.H.N. Survey, 1961.
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Qualification of full-time R.N.s employed in State Health Agencies, 1954.
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Qualification of R.N.s employed in Public Health Agencies, Boards of Education and Industries, 1962-1966.
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Survey of Public Health Nursing, 1972.
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Graphs, charts and tables of Public Health Nurses employed, 1951-1957.
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Listing of agencies without a Program of Nursing Care of the Sick at Home, January 1, 1966.
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Reprints: P.H.N. trends, salaries, classification, census and management information systems, 1945-1966.
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Visiting Nurses Associations and combination agencies in cities with a population of 25,000 and over, 1959.
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Information on nurses employed in Public Health and availability of programs on Nursing Care of the Sick at Home, 1966.
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Reprints, Report of Census of Public Health Nurses, 1944-1965.
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1960 and 1962.
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1964 and 1966.
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Nursing Care of The Sick at Home in Selected U.S. Cities, 1962.
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Availability of Services for Nursing Care of The Sick at Home, 1964.
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Annual reports, 1962, 1963, 1966 and 1972.
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Educational Qualification and Functions of P.H.N.'s pages 1-7 of draft, 1961.
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Long-Range Plans, 1965-1969.
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Division of Nursing Functional Statement, 1974.
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Public Health Nursing Branch, Report of Activities, 1963-1964.
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Information data, Recent Action of the National League for Nursing which Affect Public Health Nurse Preparation, 1960.
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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.
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(1) Accountability Its Meaning and Its Relevance, 1977.
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(2) Nursing Involvement in Health Planning Process, 1977.
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(3) The Problem Oriented System: A Literature Review, 1977.
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(4) Patient Classification Systems in Nursing: A Description and Analysis, 1978.
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(5) Nurse Practitioners and Expanded Role of the Nurse: A Bibliography, 1978.
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(6) Comparative Analysis of Four Manpower Nursing Requirements Models, 1979.
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(7) Nursing Related Data Sources, 1979.
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(8) The Relationship Between Nursing Education and Performance: A Critical Review, 1979.
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(9) Nurse Staffing Requirements and Related Topics: A Selected Bibliography, 1979.
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(10) Home Health Care Programs: A Selected Bibliography, 1979.
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(12) Quality Assurance in Nursing: A Selected Bibliography, 1980.
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(13) Continuing Education in Nursing: Selected Bibliography, 1980.
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(14) A Classification Scheme for Client Problems in Community Health Nursing, 1980.
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(15) Prospectives for Nursing: A Symposium, 1980.
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(16) Computer Technology in Nursing: A Comprehensive Bibliography, 1980.
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(17) Factors Affecting Nurse Staffing in Acute Care Hospitals: A Review and Critique of the Literature, 1981.
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Nursing Health Care, January 1993 Volume 14, Numbers 1 to 6, 8 to 10.
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American Journal of Public Health, March 1985, Volume 75, Numbers 3 to 6, and 9 to 12.
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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.
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Reports of Public Health issues, 1977 to 1990s.
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Articles and journals - Public Health.
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Government reports, 1960s to 2000s.
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