Master’s degree in hand, but nowhere to go
Advanced nurse practitioner training is a waste of public money if the skills cannot be put to use, argues this experienced nurse
After reading articles in this journal on the crisis in learning disability (LD) nursing recruitment, I felt compelled to explain my situation. I qualified in 1996 as an LD nurse and worked the first few years at a hospital to gain ward-based experience. Two years later, I added a bachelor of science degree to my qualifications and joined the resettlement team, supervising the closure of the hospital site.
Learning Disability Practice. 21, 5, 14-14. doi: 10.7748/ldp.21.5.14.s12