Opportunity lost? The major in mental health nursing in Australia.

  title={Opportunity lost? The major in mental health nursing in Australia.},
  author={Brenda Happell and Margaret McAllister and Cadeyrn J Gaskin},
  journal={Nurse education today},
  volume={34 6},
BACKGROUND The ongoing difficulty in educating and sustaining an adequate nursing workforce in mental health settings has been identified throughout the world. Different strategies have been implemented internationally to deal with this situation. In Australia major streams in mental health nursing were introduced in some Australian universities to promote mental health nursing as a viable career choice for nursing students. Fourteen universities had implemented or planned to implement a major… CONTINUE READING