A change of direction: The human story behind student attrition
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A change of direction: The human story behind student attrition

All sorts of pressures can force nursing students to quit their degree programmes, but help is out there

Why do some nursing students leave their course before completion? Whether it is because they are struggling to make ends meet, or to cope with the realities of nursing practice or the pressures of life, tackling attrition is becoming increasingly important as nursing shortages grow.

Nursing Standard. 33, 6, 24-27. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.6.24.s13

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