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Are we there yet? Graduate readiness for practice, assessment and final examinations

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posted on 2024-06-04, 13:57 authored by K Missen, L McKenna, A Beauchamp
Background: This paper reports on one aspect of a larger doctoral project which investigated the perceptions of qualified nurses on the abilities of newly registered nursing graduates. Aims: To explore qualified nurses' perceptions on national examinations for registration in Australia. Method: This study used a descriptive quantitative design. An online survey tool was used to assess the views of qualified nurses (n = 148) in Victoria, Australia, on whether national registration examination should be made mandatory on the completion of undergraduate nursing studies in Australia. Content analysis was undertaken on participants’ open-ended responses to this question.

History

Journal

Collegian

Volume

25

Pagination

227-230

Location

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

ISSN

1322-7696

Language

eng

Publication classification

C Journal article, C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

Copyright notice

2017, Australian College of Nursing

Issue

2

Publisher

Elsevier