The tension between the professional nurse and the unpaid, untrained 'intruder' - the Voluntary Aid Detachment or VAD - during World War I played an integral role in the interwar period as the nursing profession sought to improve its training and practices.
|Title of host publication||The First World War, the Universities and the Professions in Australia, 1914-1939|
|Editors||Kate Darian-Smith, James Waghorne|
|Place of Publication||Victoria, Australia|
|Publisher||Melbourne University Publishing|
|Number of pages||18|
|ISBN (Print)||9780522872897, 9780522872910|
|Publication status||Published - 19 Feb 2019|
- World War 1
Oppenheimer, M. (2019). The Professionalisation of Nursing through the 1920s and 1930s: The Impact of War and Voluntarism. In K. Darian-Smith, & J. Waghorne (Eds.), The First World War, the Universities and the Professions in Australia, 1914-1939 (1st ed., pp. 94-111). Melbourne University Publishing.