Peter Bent Brigham School of Nursing Pin On Display

Peter Bent Brigham Nursing Pin Peter Bent Brigham School of Nursing’s beautiful pin is now displayed at the Museum of Nursing History.  This donation has an explanation of the meaning of the embossed symbols found on the pin. The school was established in 1913 in the County of Suffolk, MA. Carrie M. Hall was the […]

Nursing Pins Collection at the Museum of Nursing History

Nursing Pins Collection at the Museum of Nursing History The Museum of Nursing History has an extensive collection of nursing pins.  Each school of nursing had a unique pin as well as a cap.  The capping ceremony frequently occurred following completion of the probation period.  Some schools had a method to distinguish completion of  “nurse’s training”  by adding a […]