Please follow guideline below apa use quotes, paragraphs etc. The purpose of this assignment is for you to identify Nightingale as the founder of nursing theory and to recognize that she provided the beginning of formal education in nursing and the beginning of modern nursing practice that we know today. A historical perspective provides a good beginning for the foundation of nursing practice. This is an opportunity to get in touch with nursing’s roots as the rest of the course is an exploration of today’s realities and challenges. Compose a 2 -3 page essay. Describe the influence of Florence Nightingale on the evolution of nursing theory including • The state of nursing theory prior to Nightingale. • Changes in nursing practice she instituted during her career. • The effect these changes had on nursing during her career. • Examples of how theorists after Nightingale expanded upon her ideas. • How these changes continue to influence theory development today.