Mandatory Continuing Education in Nursing: a Texas Perspective

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This study investigated Texas nurses' attitudes toward mandatory continuing education, and their perceptions of skill improvement, knowledge enrichment and improvement of health care to the public as a result of participation in twenty contact hours of continuing education programs as required by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas. This sample of Texas nurses felt that the goals set forth by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas had been met by participation in mandatory continuing education. However, given the small return rate, the attitudes of these nurses may not represent the attitudes of ... continued below

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Prater, Llewellyn Swan May 1998.

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This study investigated Texas nurses' attitudes toward mandatory continuing education, and their perceptions of skill improvement, knowledge enrichment and improvement of health care to the public as a result of participation in twenty contact hours of continuing education programs as required by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.

This sample of Texas nurses felt that the goals set forth by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas had been met by participation in mandatory continuing education. However, given the small return rate, the attitudes of these nurses may not represent the attitudes of the majority of Texas nurses.

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vi, 78 leaves

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Prater, Llewellyn Swan. Mandatory Continuing Education in Nursing: a Texas Perspective, dissertation, May 1998; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277673/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .