Continuing education: who meets the cost?
Steve Wright Consultant Nurse, Nursing Development Unit, Tameside General Hospital
Although there is general agreement that the UKCC’s proposals for continuing education are necessary and desirable, there is uncertainty about who should foot the bill for educational activities. Steve Wright explores the professional and legal implications and urges nurses and employers, both of whom may have to snake difficult financial sacrifices, to consider the investment potential of continuing education for nurses
Since the UKCC issued its first proposals for mandatory continuing education for nurses (
Nursing Standard. 6, 16, 34-35. doi: 10.7748/ns.6.16.34.s41