Do nurses go on courses just to collect tickets?

  title={Do nurses go on courses just to collect tickets?},
  author={G. Powell},
  journal={British journal of nursing},
  volume={10 3},
  • G. Powell
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • British journal of nursing
The question ‘Which course shall I go on next?’ has become a familiar cry in hospital wards throughout the country. When the postregistration education and practice (PREP) guidelines were introduced it was never envisaged that this would create a new ethos of collecting certificates. There is a fundamental misconception among many nurses that in order to meet their PREP requirements they need to jump constantly from one course to the next. 
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