Exploring placement pathways in nurse education

MCCLIMENS, Alex, KENYON, Lynn and CHEUNG, Heidi (2013). Exploring placement pathways in nurse education. British journal of nursing, 22 (1), 8-15.

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As community based care has developed in line with current policy towards integrated care, some hospital placement capacity for student health professionals has been lost as a result of service reorganisation. However, student nurses and allied health professionals need to gain a broad range of experience to prepare them for the complex and rapidly changing environments they will be entering as qualified professionals. Placement pathways constitute a means of offering the knowledge amd skills to enter the profession in challenging times. Tis study explore, by means of a literature search and interveiws with key stakeholders, the challenges and opportunities offered by placement pathways. The findings are presented and the wrok being done as a result, including the introduction of an electronic placement poathway tool, are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Health and Social Care Research
Depositing User: Alex Mcclimens
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2013 09:21
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2013 09:21
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/7383

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