Delaware RNs' reasons for nonparticipation in continuing education.

@article{Cullen1998DelawareRR,
  title={Delaware RNs' reasons for nonparticipation in continuing education.},
  author={Paul D Cullen},
  journal={Journal of continuing education in nursing},
  year={1998},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={
          228-33
        }
}
A descriptive study determined the reasons for nonparticipation in continuing education (CE) for RNs living in Delaware, where lack of CE results in loss of licensure. Subjects were asked to complete a 40-item Deterrents to Participation Scale with a 13-item demographic questionnaire. The sample (N = 94) identified disengagement as the primary factor for predicting nonparticipation in CE, with the primary reason being they had higher priorities than CE in their lives. Implications for nursing… CONTINUE READING