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First Year Nursing Students' Placement Experiences in the Wicking Teaching Aged Care Facilities Program: Developing Knowledge and Understanding of Dementia

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Lea, EJ and Bramble, MD and Eccleston, CEA and Andrews, SM and McInerney, F and Robinson, AL, First Year Nursing Students' Placement Experiences in the Wicking Teaching Aged Care Facilities Program: Developing Knowledge and Understanding of Dementia, First Year Nursing Students' Placement Experiences in the Wicking Teaching Aged Care Facilities Program: Developing Knowledge and Understanding of Dementia, 7-11 September 2012, Cairns, Queensland, pp. 13. (2012) [Conference Extract]

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Background Despite the rising demand for quality residential aged care to meet the needs of an ageing population with increased dementia levels, residential aged care is reported to be a less attractive career choice for nurses and student nurses than acute and other sectors. Previous research has shown that students are often fearful of working with residents with dementia when they are not supported effectively

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Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:Nursing student clinical placements
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Nursing
Research Field:Aged Care Nursing
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Health and Support Services
Objective Field:Nursing
Author:Lea, EJ (Dr Emma Lea)
Author:Bramble, MD (Dr Marguerite Bramble)
Author:Eccleston, CEA (Dr Claire Eccleston)
Author:Andrews, SM (Dr Sharon Andrews)
Author:McInerney, F (Professor Fran McInerney)
Author:Robinson, AL (Professor Andrew Robinson)
ID Code:79440
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Health Sciences B
Deposited On:2012-09-12
Last Modified:2017-09-04
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