ERIC Number: EJ558369
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Some Medical and Nursing Schools Declare a Truce and Start To Work Together.
Mangan, Katherine S.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v44 n17 pA10-A12 Dec 19 1997
As nurse practitioners increasingly move into practice areas once reserved for primary-care physicians, and as medical schools move more toward general practice and primary care, medical and nursing students are competing for a limited number of slots in which they can receive on-the-job clinical instruction. With professional boundaries overlapping, confusion about roles and problems with cooperation have resulted. (MSE)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Clinical Experience, Competition, Cooperation, Educational Demand, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Interprofessional Relationship, Medical Education, Medical Schools, Nurse Practitioners, Nursing Education, On the Job Training, Professional Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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