What are the consequences of not orientating new staff adequately? Is adaptation to a new work place or organisation really necessary? This monograph examines the concepts behind orientation and provides examples of programmes that exist for new graduate nurses, nurses returning to clinical practice after a career break, and internationally recruited nurses.
Professional nursing regulation is seen as a central component of how the health and wellbeing of our societies can be achieved and the practice of the nursing profession assured.The time has come to view nursing regulation as part of a system that is seeking to find the right balance between the quality of services, access to those services and the...
This revised and updated monograph draws from a literature review and consultation with key informants on nurse prescribing, describes current practice and gives examples where new developments are being implemented. 94 p. 2009
Nurses today work in a dynamic health care environment. Their roles and functions are constantly evolving and changing to meet patient needs as well as incorporating service needs such as workforce shortages, skill mix issues and budget constraints.