Australian nursing — moving forward? Competencies and the nursing profession

Frances Sutton, Paul Arbon

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The introduction of national competencies for registration as a nurse in Australia has been met with great enthusiasm. While this development clearly brings some positive benefits the authors believe that competencies and competency development must be carefully monitored if Australian nurses are to avoid some of the pitfalls associated with this approach
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)388-393
Number of pages6
JournalNurse Education Today
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1994
Externally publishedYes


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