The role of nursing unit managers in New South Wales--a Delphi survey.

@article{Duffield1989TheRO,
  title={The role of nursing unit managers in New South Wales--a Delphi survey.},
  author={Christine Duffield},
  journal={Australian health review : a publication of the Australian Hospital Association},
  year={1989},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={
          14-32
        }
}
This study identified the competencies expected of first-line nursing management in New South Wales hospitals. The competencies were determined from the literature and submitted to a Delphi panel of 16 expert nursing administrators and academics whose task it was to delineate those competencies which first-line nursing managers (nursing unit managers) should possess. Considerable consensus existed as only two rounds were required, with little change in opinion occurring between the two rounds… CONTINUE READING

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