An overview of a study into the role and function of the rural nurse in Australia

Hegney, Desley and Pearson, Alan and McCarthy, Alexandra (1997) An overview of a study into the role and function of the rural nurse in Australia. University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia. ISBN 9780863965881

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The role of the registered nurse in rural Australia is complex and requires expertise in a wide range of sophisticated health care activities. The majority of these nurses provide nursing care in the absence of on-site medical and allied health support staff. Rural nurses are central to the delivery of health care in rural areas but the centrality of their role is largely invisible.

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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/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Nursing
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2007 09:48
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2016 02:37
Fields of Research : 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111708 Health and Community Services
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130209 Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
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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