Male Nurses of the Past

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Who are some famous male nurses in the past?

Male Nurses of the Past

One male nurse in history was Fray (Friar) Juan de Mena. He was the first American nurse seventy years before the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock. Fray (Friar) Juan de Mena was shipwrecked off the south Texas Coast. He is the first identified nurse in what was later to become the United States.



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