TITLE

Not again! Graduate debate

AUTHOR(S)
Wheeler, Mike
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
British Journal of Nursing;5/13/2004, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p533
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the debate to make British nursing a totally graduated based profession. The Royal College of Nursing appears to suggest that in other countries, where degree-level nurse education is the norm, the quality of nursing care is better. That is a compelling argument until one start to consider the different ways that other countries fund and organize their own healthcare systems. The implication that graduate-level nurse education alone improves patient care is misleading. However, it could be suggested that the benefits of appropriate and relevant degree-level nurse education are enhanced if a healthcare system really wants to utilize them.
ACCESSION #
13215474

 

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