ERIC Number: ED028240
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Dec
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Nurse Training Act of 1964. Program Review Report. Publication n No. 1740.
Public Health Service (DHEW), Arlington, VA. Div. of Nursing.
This report of the Program Review Committee appointed by the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare and consisting of leaders from the fields of nursing, hospital administration, medical practice, economics, secondary and higher education, and the general public, was undertaken in compliance with a requirement of the Nurse Training Act of 1964. The Committee considered: (1) the increasing complexity of nursing practice and nursing education and implications for change in the future, (2) the joint responsibility of schools, hospitals and health agencies, communities, and government to produce adequate numbers of well prepared personnel, and (3) the accomplishments of the Nurse Training Act and desirable modifications. Major sections of the report are: (1) Nursing Today, (2) Practice, (3) Education, (4) Trends and Issues, (5) Nurse Training Act of 1964, (6) Accreditation, and (7) The Future. Recommendations relate to construction of educational facilities, basic support for new and existing schools of nursing, development and improvement of curriculums and instruction, assistance to students, support for planning and recruitment, support for consultative services and implementation of the Act, support for research, and strengthening of the Division of Nursing. (JK)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Allied Health Occupations Education, Construction Programs, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Health Services, Nursing, Nursing Education, Professional Education, Program Evaluation, Research, Scholarships, Student Loan Programs
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Authoring Institution: Public Health Service (DHEW), Arlington, VA. Div. of Nursing.