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Becoming a registered nurse
Nurse Education Today
  • Christine Alavi, Southern Cross University
  • Marie Cooke, University of Otago
  • Marie Crowe, University of Otago
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This paper describes research carried out with clinical agencies and former students to ascertain the effectiveness of curriculum design within the third year of a problem-based Bachelor of Nursing programme. It shows that where holistic care, time management, prioritization of care, working as a team member, and sophisticated clinical reasoning were introduced as deliberate strategies in students' learning, the transition to the workplace was more successful.
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Alavi C, Cooke M, Crowe M 1997, 'Becoming a registered nurse', Nurse education today, vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 473-80.

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