Queensland Public sector Nurse Executives: Professional Development Needs

Courtney, Mary D., Yacopetti, Jane K., James, Catherine, Walsh, Anne M., & Montgomery, Mary (2002) Queensland Public sector Nurse Executives: Professional Development Needs. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 19(3), pp. 8-14.


In a time of health care reform and rapid change, nurse executives need effective leadership skills to be able to respond to a challenging environment, provide quality cost effective care and promote the professional development of nursing. This research aimed to provide an understanding of nursing executives’ roles and professional development needs and obtain concise information for the development of strategies and professional development programs to enhance the effectiveness of the present and future roles of nursing executives.

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ID Code: 258
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: nurses, professional development, nursing executives
ISSN: 1447-4328
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 Australian Nursing Federation
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher: This journal is available online.
Deposited On: 16 Jan 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:21

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