Expert to Novice: the literature in context

McGregor, Rowena ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4379-0420 (2021) Expert to Novice: the literature in context. In: Advance Higher Education NET21 Conference, 1-3 Sept 2021, United Kingdom.

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Abstract

A shortage of Registered Nurses globally could be resolved by retraining two cohorts: Internationally Qualified Nurses and domestic health care workers, including Health Care Assistants (UK) and Enrolled Nurses (Australia). An international literature review found elements of the university experience present as both barriers and sources of strength. Academic and study skills are raised by both cohorts, and the international nurses add cultural, communication, and language skills. Relationships with peers and academics may frustrate or encourage student nurses. Finally, the impact of previous caring experience may hinder or ease progress towards the RN qualification. This poses the question – what can we do in the University to ease the journey of these students?


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Speech)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Virtual conference.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Academic Division - Library
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Academic Division - Library
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2021 02:49
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2021 05:31
Uncontrolled Keywords: nursing education, advanced entry, enrolled nurses at university
Fields of Research (2008): 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
Fields of Research (2020): 39 EDUCATION > 3903 Education systems > 390303 Higher education
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930101 Learner and Learning Achievement
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 16 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 1601 Learner and learning > 160102 Higher education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/43741

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