Nursing degree "opens doors beyond bags, beds and bedpans"

Vogel, Lauren
February 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE131
Academic Journal
The article reports on the changes of nursing education standards in Canada. It states that a diploma program may affect on the quality and safety in the country's health care system. According to Margaret Dykeman, professor of nursing at the University of New Brunswick, they are preparing the students to deal with advanced procedures and advocate for patients. Moreover, the Canadian Nurses Association forecasts that the shortage of nurses will reach to 60,000 full time nurses by 2022.


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