From vocation to profession: the quest for professionalization of nursing

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dc.contributor.author Yam, BM
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-15T07:27:45Z
dc.date.issued 2004-01
dc.identifier.citation British Journal of Nursing, 2004, 13 (16), pp. 978 - 982
dc.identifier.issn 0966-0461
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12857
dc.description.abstract This article examines some of the complex factors in the transition of nursing from vocation to profession.These factors include university ducation, knowledge, gender, and workplace environment. It argues that the conventional definitions and characteristics of the professions and knowledge are tainted with gender bias.The uniqueness of nursing knowledge lies in the combination of scientific and holistic knowledge required for patient care, which is different from other healthcare pofessions. It suggests an alternative means of recognizing the clinical expertise of frontline nurses so that their contribution to patient care can be acknowledged. Together with the extended and expanded role of specialist nurses and nurse managers, nurses can impose their presence and consolidate their power base in the quest for professionalization.
dc.publisher MA Healthcare Ltd
dc.title From vocation to profession: the quest for professionalization of nursing
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent British Journal of Nursing
dc.journal.volume 16
dc.journal.volume 13
dc.journal.number 16 en_US
dc.publocation London, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 978 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 982 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1110 Nursing
dc.personcode 995612
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Nursing: profession , Education, Gender issues en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Health
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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