Are we failing to prepare nurses in the UK and Australia to practice by the codes of conduct?

Andrew, Sharon (2011) Are we failing to prepare nurses in the UK and Australia to practice by the codes of conduct? Contemporary Nurse. ISSN 1037-6178

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Abstract

Nursing pre-registration curricula in the United Kingdom (UK) and Australia (Aust.) are underpinned by codes of conduct which will guide their everyday practice when they complete their program and register as a nurse. These codes are prescribed by national registration organisations - the Nurses and Midwives Council UK (NMC UK) and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMB Aust.). In the UK the code is called 'Standards of conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives' (NMC UK, 2008) and the Australia equivalent is the 'Code of professional conduct for nurses in Australia' (ANMC, 2008a). There is separate code in Australia for midwifery (ANMC, 2008b). While variations exist, overall, as would be expected, there is a significant similarity between the UK and Australian codes

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Citation: Andrew, S., 2011. Are we failing to prepare nurses in the UK and Australia to practice according to the codes of practice? Contemporary Nurse, 38(1) [special issue: Advances in Contemporary Nurse Education (2nd edn)], pp.148-150..
Faculty: Faculty of Health and Social Care (for research published prior to September 2011)
Depositing User: Mr I Walker
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2013 10:32
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2016 12:50
URI: http://arro.anglia.ac.uk/id/eprint/284886

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