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ERIC Number: ED021958
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 160
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A Study of the Practical Nursing Programs in Vermont.
Carr, Ruby C.
The purpose of the study was to review the entire practical nursing program and to make recommendations for its long-term organization and objectives. Relevant information concerned (1) the history of practical nursing, (2) purpose, membership, and related information on four professional nursing organizations, (3) state and federal legislation affecting practical nurse education, (4) the functions of the graduates of the Fanny Allen Memorial School for Practical Nurses, (5) a brief history of the Thompson School and the Fanny Allen Memorial School for Practical Nurses, (6) an analysis of the practical nursing program and student costs, (7) state teacher requirements, and (8) a list of contractual agreements with hospitals to serve either as schools or cooperating units providing the use of clinical facilities. The Supervisor recommended (1) an intensive recruitment program, (2) scholarships and loans for students, (3) a plan for administration and organization, (4) short-term workshops for practical nursing instructors, (5) continuing curriculum study and development, (6) state and federal financing of personnel services for programs, (7) addition of other facilities to provide student experiences, and (8) eventual placement of practical nurse education into and through the public school system. The Supervisor's monthly reports and the minutes of the advisory committee meetings are included. (PS)
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Identifiers: Vermont