ERIC Number: EJ527290
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Nurses as Technical Writers: What They Need to Know.
Spears, Lee A.
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v25 n4 p401-14 1995
Suggests that acquaintance with nurses' writing would help instructors design assignments for nursing students in basic technical writing courses. Investigates the importance of writing tasks for nurses and describes the most common documents nurses generate, since good writing skills for nurses improve health care delivery and promote empowerment. Suggests instruction in six communication principles, and suggests types of effective assignments. (PA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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