TITLE

Informing and educating undergraduates on HIV

AUTHOR(S)
Cummins, Denise; Muldoon, Janelle
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal;Apr2014, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research conducted at a suburban hospital in Sydney, Australia which found that many newly graduated nurses did not have adequate knowledge of HIV and its transmission. A discussion of an educational program on HIV for undergraduate nurses which was offered by a community health center operated by the Sydney Local Health District is presented.
ACCESSION #
95455721

 

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