The role and function of the rural nurse in Australia

Hegney, Desley and Pearson, Alan and McCarthy, Alexandra (1997) The role and function of the rural nurse in Australia. Royal College of Nursing, Australia, Melbourne, Australia. ISBN 086396589X

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This national study aimed to:
1. identify the role and function of the rural nurse in a hospital setting in Australia;
2. collect data to provide a base-line for the development of competencies for rural registered nurses in different size health service locations; and
3. identify areas of priority for continuing and award education and training for rural nurses in different practice settings.

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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © Desley Hegney, Alan Pearson and Alexandra McCarthy.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Nursing
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2007 09:48
Last Modified: 18 May 2017 06:15
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160804 Rural Sociology
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1110 Nursing > 111099 Nursing not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 92 Health > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920506 Rural Health

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