The lure of the bush: Do rural placements influence student nurses to seek employment in rural settings?

Jacqueline Lea, Mary CRUICKSHANK, Penny Paliadelis, Glenda Parmenter, Helena Sanderson, Patricia Thornberry

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate whether rural clinical placements for student nurses at a rural university in New South Wales influence their decision to join the rural and remote Registered Nurse workforce. The study utilised a convenience sample of final year Bachelor of Nursing students at a rural university campus, and consisted of two stages of data collection. Stage One employed a pre- and post-clinical placement survey design that elicited both demographic and qualitative data
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-82
Number of pages6
JournalCollegian
Volume15
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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