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'Clearing up poo will not help me learn' - student nurses reject basic care


This is a debate that will continue as long as we have students. As an educator, the students face challenges to integrate classroom learning into the ward and community, as a student I have a list of skills and requirements to develop and not enough time to do it, as a staff member I want to encourage the students but the workload is growing and work time is reducing, as a manager how do I juggle all this and ensure quality care to the patients within the budget. It is the same world wide as we all continue to try to do more with less, and try to keep nursing education on the front foot when others do not see us as the professionals we are with our ever widening range of skills.

Posted date

6 November, 2009

Posted time

0:25 am