The professional self-concept of nurses: a review of the literature from 1992-2006.

@article{Arthur2007ThePS,
  title={The professional self-concept of nurses: a review of the literature from 1992-2006.},
  author={David Gordon Arthur and Jacqueline Randle},
  journal={The Australian journal of advanced nursing : a quarterly publication of the Royal Australian Nursing Federation},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={60-4}
}
OBJECTIVE This paper will discuss some recent concerns about research in the area of the professional self-concept of nurses, and trace the development of the literature on professional self-concept of nurses over the last 14 years. PRIMARY ARGUMENT Professional self-concept or how nurses feel about themselves as nurses is vital in examining current and future nursing practice and education, as it affects patient care. CONCLUSION The essence of the paper is the identification of three… CONTINUE READING

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