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Should nurse academics engage in clinical practice?

Elliott, Malcolm and Wall, Natalie 2008, Should nurse academics engage in clinical practice?, Nurse education today, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 580-587, doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2007.09.015.

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Title Should nurse academics engage in clinical practice?
Author(s) Elliott, Malcolm
Wall, Natalie
Journal name Nurse education today
Volume number 28
Issue number 5
Start page 580
End page 587
Total pages 8
Publisher Elsevier
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2008-07
ISSN 0260-6917
1532-2793
Summary The education of nurses has traditionally been conducted in the hospital based setting. This changed over the last few decades, with nursing education now being a tertiary based course in many countries. There were numerous reasons for this move, the main goal being to improve the educational experience of students and thus the competence of graduates. Nurse academics whose role is to educate students are faced with the challenge of ensuring their teaching reflects the contemporary nursing environment. One way of doing this is by actively engaging in clinical practice. However there are arguments for and against (as well as barriers to) them doing so and little empirical evidence to support either argument. Individually, nurse academics must make a decision about whether engaging in clinical practice is beneficial to their career and the students they teach.
Notes Available online 4 December 2007.
Language eng
DOI 10.1016/j.nedt.2007.09.015
Field of Research 111099 Nursing not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
HERDC collection year 2008
Copyright notice ©2007, Elsevier Ltd
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30016518

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Nursing and Midwifery
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