Comparison of roles and professional development needs of nurse executives working in metropolitan, provincial, rural or remote settings in Queensland.

@article{Courtney2002ComparisonOR,
  title={Comparison of roles and professional development needs of nurse executives working in metropolitan, provincial, rural or remote settings in Queensland.},
  author={Mary D. Courtney and Jane Yacopetti and Catherine S. James and Anne L Walsh and Kathleen J Finlayson},
  journal={The Australian journal of rural health},
  year={2002},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={
          202-8
        }
}
This research provides a profile of nurse executives' roles, career opportunities and professional development needs across metropolitan, provincial, rural and remote settings in Queensland. A cross-sectional survey was posted to all Directors/Assistant Directors of Nursing in the Queensland Public Health Sector (n = 281), with a response rate of 52.3% (n = 147). Findings indicated that the role of nursing executives has expanded and diversified, with multiple role responsibilities increasing… CONTINUE READING

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