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Bridging programme graduates' perceptions of their preparedness to manage a nursing unit

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dc.contributor.advisor Potgieter, E
dc.contributor.author Naranjee, Pushpavathy
dc.date.accessioned 2013-04-22T06:01:47Z
dc.date.available 2013-04-22T06:01:47Z
dc.date.issued 2012-03
dc.date.submitted 2013-04
dc.identifier.citation Naranjee, Pushpavathy (2012) Bridging programme graduates' perceptions of their preparedness to manage a nursing unit, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <http://hdl.handle.net/10500/9028> en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/9028
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to describe the perceptions of the bridging programme graduates regarding their preparedness to manage a nursing unit .Quantitative; descriptive survey design was used with a structured questionnaire as data collection instrument. The sample included 58 bridging programme graduates who had completed their training at a private nursing school and was working at seven private hospitals in KwaZulu Natal. The graduates reported competence in performing some but not all management competencies addressed by this survey. Some graduates reported they were placed in charge of the nursing unit, in spite of not feeling competent, as early as in their first month. Recommendations with regard to nursing education, nursing practice and further research, specifically relating to improvement of management competencies for new graduates, were made en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (xii, 170 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.rights University of South Africa
dc.subject Perceptions en
dc.subject Management en
dc.subject Nursing unit en
dc.subject Graduates en
dc.subject Bridging programme en
dc.subject Competence en
dc.subject Registered nurse en
dc.subject.ddc 362.11068
dc.subject.lcsh Hospitals -- South Africa -- KwaZulu-Natal -- Administration
dc.subject.lcsh Nurses -- South Africa -- KwaZulu-Natal -- Attitudes
dc.title Bridging programme graduates' perceptions of their preparedness to manage a nursing unit en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Health Studies en
dc.description.degree M.A. (Health Studies)


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