Professional development for registered nurses
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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

Correspondence

d.e.casey@leedsmet.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review