Professional development for registered nurses
Deborah Casey Senior lecturer, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds
Liz Clark Senior lecturer, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds
There is increasing recognition that health professionals should engage in continuing professional development and lifelong learning. In addition, planned changes to pre-registration nurse education mean that many registered nurses are considering, or will consider, further academic study. This article aims to demystify academic terminology and provide practical guidance on preparing for and accessing higher education.
Nursing Standard. 24, 15,35-38. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.12.24.15.35.c7438
Published in print: 16 December 2009Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review