ERIC Number: ED072298
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Professional Progression in the Nursing Department. A Nursing Clinical Conference.
National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD. Clinical Center.
This publication contains conference presentations given by five nurses who have interpreted the philosophy of the role of the professional nurse at the Clinical Center, the research hospital of the National Institutes of Health. Included in the presentations are discussion of methods utilized within the Nursing Department by which professional nurses may progress to levels of increasing responsibility for: (1) influencing the quality of nursing care to the patient and nursing support of clinical research, and (2) making an impact upon the nursing community. Presentations were: (1) "The Philosophy of the Nursing Department" by Louise C. Anderson, (2) "Professional Responsibilities as Interpreted by the Staff Nurse" by Elizabeth Conley, (3) "Professional Responsibilities as Interpreted by the Clinical Nurse Expert" by Barbara Rolling, (4) "The Role of an In-House Consultant in a Nursing Service" by June McCalla, and (5) "Coordinating Professional Competencies on the Nursing Unit" by Maureen Regan. (SB)
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Conference Reports, Health Occupations, Health Services, Hospitals, Medical Research, Medical Services, Nurses, Nursing, Occupational Mobility, Staff Role
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (HE20.3021:P94; $.20); Clinical Center Nursing Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20014 (single copies free)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD. Clinical Center.