Fitness for practice in nursing and midwifery education in Scotland, United Kingdom.

@article{Holland2010FitnessFP,
  title={Fitness for practice in nursing and midwifery education in Scotland, United Kingdom.},
  author={Karen Holland and Michelle Roxburgh and M. T. Johnson and Keith Topping and Roger Watson and William Lauder and Mary Jo Porter},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 3-4},
  pages={461-9}
}
AIM The aim of this paper is to report findings from a major study that evaluated the Fitness for Practice nursing and midwifery curriculum in Scotland, UK. BACKGROUND The competence of student nurses and midwives at the point of registration has been the focus of debate and research. However, no major study, on such a large scale, had specifically evaluated pre-registration programmes to determine whether they enabled students to achieve 'fitness to practice'. DESIGN The study had a broad… CONTINUE READING

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