A review of nurse educator career pathways: a European perspective

Jackson, Christine and Bell, Louise and Zabalegui, Adelaida and Palese, Alvisa and Siguroardottir, Arun K and Owen, Sara (2009) A review of nurse educator career pathways: a European perspective. Journal of Research in Nursing, 14 (2). pp. 111-122. ISSN 1744-9871

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Abstract

In 1999, the Bologna declaration was established to increase
standardisation of higher education including nursing education across Europe. This
process encourages improved workforce mobility within the European Union as
qualifications become increasingly recognised across a number of European countries.
This article identifies current intelligence around a specific discipline in nursing:
regarding the nurse educator, what is written and known about career pathways, the
underlying influences within nurse training and further opportunities for study at the
higher academic levels. A study of the literature across European countries together
with a focus group workshop of nurse educators held in Udine, Italy, in November
2007 has enabled the authors to review the position and status of nurse educators
across a number of European countries and identify factors affecting nurse educator
mobility. Common themes and shared concerns have been identified as has
recommendations for future research.
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Item Type:Article
Keywords:Bologna declaration, European nurse networks
Subjects:B Subjects allied to Medicine > B700 Nursing
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
ID Code:3033
Deposited By: Christine Jackson
Deposited On:27 Jul 2010 09:31
Last Modified:06 Dec 2013 08:44

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