Comparison of nurses' self-directed learning activities.

@article{Emblen1990ComparisonON,
  title={Comparison of nurses' self-directed learning activities.},
  author={Julia D Emblen and George T. Gray},
  journal={Journal of continuing education in nursing},
  year={1990},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          56-61
        }
}
  • J. Emblen, G. Gray
  • Published 1 March 1990
  • Education
  • Journal of continuing education in nursing
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