A ceremony of nursing caps awarding

A professional ceremony organized as a first level nursing initiation, when nursing students received white nursing caps without stripes.

  • 1911 — first ceremony of nursing caps awarding organized in the Cracow school
  • 1961 — ceremony modified, along with educational reforms and establishment of nursing secondary schools
  • 2000 — nursing caps replaced by badges

A ceremony meaning

  • Informational – communicate about level of professional education.
  • Reflective – developing thinking based on humanistic ideas.