Changing attitudes: the role of a consumer academic in the education of postgraduate psychiatric nursing students.

@article{Happell2003ChangingAT,
  title={Changing attitudes: the role of a consumer academic in the education of postgraduate psychiatric nursing students.},
  author={Brenda Happell and Jaya Pinikahana and Cath Roper},
  journal={Archives of psychiatric nursing},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={67-76}
}
Consumer participation in health care is increasingly becoming an expectation within mental health services. Consumer involvement in the education of mental health professionals, including nurses is considered crucial to achieving this aim. This article describes the impact of a mental health consumer academic on the attitudes of postgraduate psychiatric nursing students towards consumer participation. A questionnaire was administered to students before (n = 25) and following (n = 19) exposure… CONTINUE READING

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