publication . Article . 2013

Graduates from dual qualification courses, registered nurse and health visitor: a career history study

Drennan, Vari M; Porter, Elizabeth M J; Grant, Robert L;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2013
  • Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract
BACKGROUND: Educationalists and managers internationally are challenged to find ways of preparing, recruiting early in their careers, and retaining nurses into public health roles in primary care. Public health nursing qualifications are post-initial nurse registration in the United Kingdom as in some other countries. In the mid twentieth century there were a number of innovative programmes of dual qualification: registered nurse and health visitor (the United Kingdom term for public health nurse). OBJECTIVE: To investigate the career histories of graduates from courses integrating both nursing and health visitor qualifications. DESIGN: An observational, survey ...
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mesheuropmc: education
free text keywords: nursing

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